The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine

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Posted in Travel Guide on Nov 15, 2017

Gothic-style buildings to understand the history of the cathedral’s civilization.

The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine

The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine

Introduction of scenic spots
The Cathedral of St. John’s Basilica of New York is the Episcopal Church of the New York Parish of St. Manhattan, 1047th Amsterdam Avenue, a famous tourist attraction in New York, the world’s largest Anglican cathedral and the world’s third-largest Christian cathedral. This cathedral was designed and completed in 1888 and started construction in 1892. In the course of construction, the complete change of style and the interruption of the two world wars have not yet been completed and are still under construction. After the completion of the 1909 dome, the original Byzantine and Romanesque architectural design was replaced by the French Gothic style, so the nave and the domed vaulted room were gothic, while the center of the Cross at the dome of the cathedral still retains the Romanesque style.
The church also provides itinerary, such as the Essence of the tour, vertical tour, etc., if interested in learning more culture can sign up for participation, there will be a professional guide to lead the explanation, and regularly held related activities. The shops in the cathedral sell books, schoolbags, shirts, postcards, gifts and other related items, and interested friends can buy some souvenirs.
Special Tips
1. Food and beverages are not allowed to be brought into the cathedral.
2. The lobby is equipped with security facilities, baggage and carry-on items are prohibited to carry, need to be entrusted to staff custody.
3. Images can be photographed, limited to personal use, not allowed for commercial use. The use of a tripod is prohibited.
4. Can sketch in the church, but do not affect other visitors browsing.

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