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Cattedrale di San Giorgio

  • 20 Derech Shchem, Jerusalem
TripAdvisor ReviewsBasato su 27 recensioni dei viaggitori
Your Anglican Home Base
Valutazione di TripAdvisorRivisto il June 12, 2019

For any Anglican especially, a visit and worship service at St. George’s Cathedral will be quite meaningful. Many pilgrimage groups stay in its guest house. The complex includes a school, college and the offices of the Archdiocese of Jerusalem. Small, as cathedrals go, it’s Gothic Revival architecture and familiar space plan will be recognizable...

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For any Anglican especially, a visit and worship service at St. George’s Cathedral will be quite meaningful. Many pilgrimage groups stay in its guest house. The complex includes a school, college and the offices of the Archdiocese of Jerusalem. Small, as cathedrals go, it’s Gothic Revival architecture and familiar space plan will be recognizable to anyone of this faith. The nave alternates rough and smooth surfaces in the side aisles and pilasters holding up a wooden ceiling. Particularly charming are the needlework kneelers (used as seat cushions here) contributed by parishes across England. I found US Episcopal prayer books in the pews. An ornate baptismal font presented by Queen Victoria completes the effect. The close is organized around a series of small gardens with such Anglo names as Myrtle and Lavender. One can only imagine a parish tea in the larger Bishop’s Peace Garden. The guest house offers small and spare en suite rooms with comfortable beds and reliable hot water. Meals are presented buffet style, and a basic bar offers cocktails and Palestinian wine and beer. When I returned, friends asked me had I seen the Cathedral Cat. Yes, I had. Sunning in the gardens and curled up beneath the Archbishop’s chair, this tabby holds tenure.

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An oasis of calm in a busy city
Valutazione di TripAdvisorRivisto il April 16, 2019

A visit to the Anglican cathedral of St George in Jerusalem is recommended for anyone interested in the historical or religious significance of the city. It is an oasis of calm compared with other historic sights or churches in Jerusalem, particularly as it is a little way out of the Old City.

Lovely place - didn’t want to leave
Valutazione di TripAdvisorRivisto il March 13, 2018

I was in Jerusalem for work and St George’s made me feel so comfortable and welcome. The place itself is lovely - great and relaxing courtyard, complete with gorgeous feline - and the staff all couldn’t have been more helpful. My room was simple but comfortable and light. The food was really pleasant -...

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I was in Jerusalem for work and St George’s made me feel so comfortable and welcome. The place itself is lovely - great and relaxing courtyard, complete with gorgeous feline - and the staff all couldn’t have been more helpful. My room was simple but comfortable and light. The food was really pleasant - breakfasts and dinners. And I was walking distance from the Old City, so the location is hard to beat. The only possible need for improvement was the shower, which was a bit tired, but frankly that mattered very little.

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