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Sixth Sunday of Easter Gospel John 14:23-29

Jesus said to his disciples: “Whoever loves me will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our dwelling with him. Whoever does not love me does not keep my words; yet the word you hear is not mine but that of the Father who sent me. “I have told you thisRead More

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The Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist is an iconic symbol of Savannah, Georgia, gracing the skyline with its towering steeples – a view valued by our residents and visitors alike.

We do not have a designated parking lot.  

You may wear a mask in the Cathedral Basilica if you choose. It is not mandatory.

The Cathedral Basilica is closed for touring on Friday April 15 after 11:45 AM, and Sunday April 17. Check Calendar

 

Touring the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist

The church is open for self-guided touring Monday-Saturday – 9:00 A.M. – 11:30 A.M and 12:45 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.  Please check the Calendar for changes to this schedule. The Cathedral is wheelchair accessible via an elevator on Harris St.

A small donation of $3.00 per adult is appreciated.

The Cathedral is an active house of worship. Guided and self-guided tours are not allowed during Masses or other religious  events. The church is closed for touring during funerals and weddings. The church is closed for touring on most Holy Days, such as Good Friday.  Please check our  Calendar for closings.

To arrange a Docent- Led Tour for you or your group, please contact the Church Office (912) 233 -4709 or click here.

The church was dedicated on its current site on April 30, 1876. A fire in 1898 destroyed much of the structure. It was rebuilt quickly and re-opened in 1900. The Cathedral represents historically noteworthy architecture as well as over a century of faith and civic traditions in Savannah. The Cathedral is open to the community of Savannah as well as to hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. The Cathedral remains in the top 10 historic sites to visit in the United States. Visitors continue to rate the Cathedral as, “a must see,” during their trips to Savannah.