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Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist

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Address: 120 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401-2437
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+1 843-724-8395
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09:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00

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A beautiful church

An historic church, beautiful stain glass, check the schedule for opening days and hours before going. Please take the time to visit during your stay in Charleston.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

An historic church, beautiful stain glass, check the schedule for opening days and hours before going. Please take the time to visit during your stay in Charleston.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Love this church! It was truly beautiful and absolutely worth a visit to explore its history in the holy city!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

A must see if you like to see historic churches. If possible, try to schedule your stop to attend a mass. The architecture is spectacular. Beautiful stain glass.

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Long Island City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the new world We have seen many but is the most lovely in the USA

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Marion, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Did not make the tour but the architecture of this church is amazing. It's amazing how well the church has been maintained for all of the years!

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Collierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This church was beautiful. The detail work inside was breathtaking. It's a must on the things to see in Charleston.

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NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Beautiful church in the city of Charleston - stopped in for Sunday mass while there on a mini getaway.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Attended 5:30pm mass on Saturday. Audio needs updating and i found it difficult to hear, and we sat in middle. BEAUTIFUL stained glass and don't miss the LAST SUPPER up and behind the altar.

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Duluth, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This cathedral is beautiful, and one of the only ones I found that was open nearly all the time. The organ pipes are unique as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We really enjoyed visiting this place, which had soaring ceilings, beautiful stained-glass windows, pretty side chapels, and is in great condition throughout. Please make sure you donate something on your visit, so they can keep this place going for future generations to enjoy. It's centrally located and an part of the hop-on/hop-off trolley tour, which makes it easy to get... More 

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