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St. George's Cathedral

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
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+27 21 424 7360
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"desmond tutu"
in 16 reviews
"the stained glass windows"
in 10 reviews
"company gardens"
in 12 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 5 reviews
"pipe organ"
in 3 reviews
"simple church"
in 2 reviews
"sung mass"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful rose"
in 2 reviews
"sunday service"
in 2 reviews
"church service"
in 2 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 2 reviews
"rainbow nation"
in 2 reviews
"amazing history"
in 2 reviews
"lots of history"
in 2 reviews
"apartheid era"
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"short visit"
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"south africa"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The architecture of this cathedral reminds one of the large cathedrals in Europe. The high internal chambers and the sleek arches and the stained glass windows add to the impression. Also bearing in mind this cathedral's role in the struggle against apartheid it remains in...More

Thank kdgarlipp
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The St. George's Cathedral is a very beautiful church which is located right at the heart of Cape Town. It's right at the Government Square, close to The Company's Gardens and very, very accessible if you're visiting Cape Town Central. My husband and I stayed...More

Thank MimieW
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an interesting, big, beautiful piece of architecture. The stain glass windows are works of art, the history is amazing and you can also attend mass and eat at the restaurant.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came during Easter week so they had palm leaves on display which was amazing. The stained glass windows look beautiful. Great to walk around taking it all in.

Thank Lottelli
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A church with interesting architecture, an interesting history and The Crypt restaurant as an added bonus.

Thank gerryottawa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended a said mass on Sunday (8-9 am) and totally enjoyed the service. You can also visit on weekdays to admire the beautiful architecture and proceed to visit company gardens right beside the cathedral. There is a huge arch beside the church which was...More

Thank AdwoaAsantewaa
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Beautiful experience. Church was open and we were able to go inside. By coincidence, an organist was practicing and it was lovely to listen to the music as we walked around.

Thank drpff
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

I attended a Sunday morning sung mass (during Lent). Not only is the building beautifully constructed inside and out, but the service itself was majestic. While it was almost entirely in English, they inserted some scripture readings in both Afrikaans and Khosa, which was a...More

Thank Matthew M
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Nothing special to me... Just another church like many others. Some people like the colored windows.

Thank Zel15
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Walked past St. George Cathedral daily from my accommodation while holidaying in CT for 15 days from 29/11/17 to 14/12/17. Apart from the Cathedral being situated next to a busy road it's worth a visit if only from the outside, I didn't have the oppturnity...More

Thank Stephen N
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Maya N
8 March 2016|
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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
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mazoeorange
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When are the Easter services at st Georges cathedral Cape Town ?
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