St George's cathedral, Freetown

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#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Sierra Leone
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Attend a mass at St George's cathedral, which stands as a landmark to the British colonial rule of Sierra Leone. Still in use today, the 1828 church beckons locals, who see the building as their spiritual haven in the heart of an urban environment. If you attend when church is in session, you may be treated to a performance by the choir and a view of the intricate stained-glass windows over the altar. Certain dress codes apply, as it is a religious center for many people. PutSt George's cathedral into our Freetown trip planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • You can look around inside and outside and sign a guestbook that has been around for decades and has been signed by royalty!  more »
  • St. George's has witnessed much history as Freetown has grown and changed since the church was completed in 1828. A legacy of colonization, the cathedral was constructed as a place of worship under.....  more »

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