St George's Cathedral

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5 Wale Street, City Centre
Cape Town
Western Cape 
South Africa
021 424 7360

St George's Cathedral

Affectionately called The People's Cathedral, this church became known for its anti-apartheid stance. In a time of enforced racial segregation, St George's opened its doors to all races and regularly hosted Struggle speakers like Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. Today, the ten church bells, named after the ten fruits of the Holy Spirit, still sound ebulliently before Sunday morning and evening masses. The team of bell-ringers practice on Tuesday mornings at 7.30pm, if you'd like a look-in. The Crypt Cafe has a special 'olde world' charm.

Open 8.30am-5pm Mon-Fri Services 7.15am, 1.15pm Mon-Thur; 1.10pm Fri; 8am Sat; 7am, 8am, 10am, 7pm Sun. Evensong 7pm.

Admission Free, donations appreciated.

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