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St. George's Cathedral

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5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 7360
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The first black archbishop of Cape Town, Desmond Tutu, used this Anglican cathedral as a religious and political seat.
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5 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 7360
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You walk in the busy and noisy streets of Cape Town into the tranquility of St George’s cathedral. The stained glass windows are very impressive. The kids enjoyed walking the labyrinth in the courtyard.

Thank Dirmu G
Reviewed 2 days ago

Next to the Company's Gardens in Cape Town, this cathedral can be found. During certain times the cathedral can be entered and you can spend some time in this beautiful must-see place. Once inside the cathedral the stained-glass windows, amazing architecture and history greets you,...More

Thank CelesteRust
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Cape Town's only cathedral is Anglican. It is situated in the city centre, next to the Company Gardens, and at the top of the main city street. Those familiar with the magnificent cathedrals of Europe, may find St George's something of a let down, but...More

Thank kalgran
Reviewed 4 days ago

I went when none of the city tour groups were there and got the place to myself to take pictures and be amazed by the architecture in silence. It's worth stepping in while you're in Cape Town Central.

Thank Chieka C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The connection of this cathedral with Desmond Tutu and the end of the Apartheid movement is inescapable. It's easily accessed in the downtown area.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 26 November 2017

A bit hidden in a corner is a black stone statue of a black madonna with child. You need a flash to be able to make a picture, but it is a perfect location to light a candle on the beginnng of your travels through...More

Thank huys25
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We didnt go inside cause they were doing some reparations, but it didnt seem to be very big however it has a nice architecture

Thank Pau F
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

One of the oldest Churches in Cape Town. While in walking tour, stopped for few minuets. Nice and clean

Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Saturday morning around 9.30am and I decided to go walkabout while the better half hit the shops. A sense of Deja Vu from three years ago on our last visit to Cape Town, when we stayed at the same Hotel in St. George's Mall and...More

Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This Anglican cathedral, designed by Herbert Baker in the Gothic style, was built in 1901. It is the oldest cathedral in Southern Africa and the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Capetown. It contains some stunning stained glass, including Christ in Triumph Over Darkness...More

Thank CJW913
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Response from Sarina2016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi it is easy when you buy myciti card at the cape town international airport and use myciti to tour and travel;l around cape town region,depending on where you staying there are many catholic church and myciti buses has... More
21 February 2016|
Response from mazoeorange |
When are the Easter services at st Georges cathedral Cape Town ?