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St. John's Cathedral

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No.4-8 Garden Road, Central District, Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

St John's Cathedral is located on a hill in Central district next to Cheung Kong Park, it is said to be the oldest Anglican church in the Far East. From the outside the cathedral is simple in design, painted in a mutted yellow and cream...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small cathedral by European comparisons but a part of the history of the colonial past so I would recommending going to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve_Grant1
Reviewed 11 January 2019

It is one of the few Colonial buildings remaining in Hong Kong so worth a visit for that alone. A peaceful setting amongst the hustle and bustle of a modern city. Has a bookshop in the grounds. Closes at 6pm. Free entry.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ianmT2528XV
Reviewed 10 January 2019

Had been at the Peak from early morning and on our way back to Central we visited St. John’s Cathedral to have a few peacefull moments. Lovely English style Anglican Church set in nice grounds amongst the modern skyscrapers of Hong Kong, such a lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank roy v
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Lovely church with peaceful surroundings. There's a small water feature nearby. Located in the middle of the financial district.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Charmmykat
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We stumbled on St. John's when we were on our way to the Victoria Peak tram as you have to pass through the grounds. It opened its doors in 1849 but the Japanese occupied it during the war and ruined many of its fittings including...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 15 November 2018 via mobile

I was walking to the Peak tram and suddenly was on the grounds of St. John’s Cathedral. This is great because I wanted to see this too. There was a ceremony going on so I could enjoy the music, on the right is a place...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This is Hong Kong's oldest Christian institution. It is rather unremarkable in outlook. The Sunday mass attracts a large crowd.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leonhkny
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I found St John’s cathedral just walking around downtown Hong Kong. I saw the entrance to the church yard and started to explore. As an Anglican, I’m very glad I did. I’m also very relieved to see freedom of religion in Hong Kong, even since...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JNFII
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This 170 years old Anglican church still sits prominently despite it being dwarfed by the steel and glass skyscrapers surrounding it. It still retains the charm of a church built in the Neoclassicism period with its Gothic influences. Serene within, reflecting peace and quiet, this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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nevillefulunc
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Response from gordonj258 | Reviewed this property |
Services in English are 8.00am, 9.00am, 11.45 am and 11.00pm. I suggest that you visit their website at St Johns below, I hope this helps: stjohnscathederal
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Direct your enquiry to their website, easily found on line - for some reason I am not allowed to show it here!! I am certain they will be delighted to help you. Blessings, Ian Mac.
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It's on Garden Road, Central District near the High Court and Hilton Hotel. On Hong Kong Island. You can take MTR get off at Admiralty Station and following the sign to go up the hill. It's about 10 minutes walk from... More
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