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St. George's Cathedral

Carmichael St., Georgetown, Guyana
+592 226 5067
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Impressive steucture

While the Cathedral was impressive, it is apparently the world’s tallest wooden building, it was... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lafayette, California
via mobile
So the termites haven’t got it!

My hubby visited Georgetown about 15 years ago and only got chance to see the outside. He has been... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
United Kingdom
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This 43-meter high Gothic cathedral was built in 1842.
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“wooden church” (17 reviews)
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Carmichael St., Georgetown, Guyana
+592 226 5067
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While the Cathedral was impressive, it is apparently the world’s tallest wooden building, it was sadly neglected. However, some form of restoration is taking place on the exterior left side of the building. I happened to be there when a service took place. The congregation...More

Thank reise-tanta-di
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My hubby visited Georgetown about 15 years ago and only got chance to see the outside. He has been going on about visiting ever since and today he finally got to see inside! The building is reputedly one of the largest wooden structures in the...More

Thank paddiperkins
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 4 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
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