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St. George's Cathedral

Carmichael St., Georgetown, Guyana
+592 226 5067
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A Neo-Gothic cathedral church constructed entirely out of wood. A "Must See" sight in Guyana.

Approaching this structure from a distance, it takes a full minute or two for the fact to dawn on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Batu Ferringhi, Malaysia

Under renovation Dec 2017 but peaceful with interesting plaques commemorating those who had links... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laura B
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This 43-meter high Gothic cathedral was built in 1842.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Carmichael St., Georgetown, Guyana
+592 226 5067
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Approaching this structure from a distance, it takes a full minute or two for the fact to dawn on the traveler that what you are looking at is a Neo-Gothic style cathedral church constructed entirely out of wood and which also includes the flying buttresses....More

Thank bhtiek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Under renovation Dec 2017 but peaceful with interesting plaques commemorating those who had links with Guyana’s past.

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Well worth the 15 to 20 mins walk from stabrock market to visit Guyana beautiful wooden church. Hopefully next Feb when I return the renovation will be over and I can go inside. But I really enjoy looking at it from outside must do activities

Thank Clive P
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is the largest wooden structure in the world and quite architecturally interesting. The inside too is interesting to see and the ladies working inside are very kindly. They are trying to raise $2.5 million to restore the cathedral and you can see this is...More

Thank poleinahole1
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We went to see this building, as we were told that it was the tallest wood church in the Americas. However when we got there we could only walk around it as it was closed for restorations; very disappointing.

Thank Leo d
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Largest wooden church in the world.Amazing and beautiful site.Very traditional.Would recommend to go.

Thank Annabell923838382838
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Beautiful interior - areal treasure in the hreat of Georgetown - with some very impressive stained galss windows

Thank _otoole_nations
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Major renovation going on. Unable to see the inside. Still looked impressive from outside as the world's tallest wooden building.

Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 14 August 2017

All wooden construction and thankfully not forgotten as undergoing extensive maintenance while I was there, hence couldn't go inside

Thank Mucqua
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Although the cathedral is undergoing renovation, it is certainly worth a visit. Stained glass windows, a beautifully carved Angel holds the baptismal font and a interesting gate in front of the altar are important items to note.

Thank abbieangelrobin
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