The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

New York, USA
4.4 / 10
The temple is located in Manhattan and is the fourth largest Christian cathedral in the world. Refers to the Protestant church. The fundraising committee for construction in 1925 was headed by the future US president F. Roosevelt. The temple was opened in 1941, but construction continued anyway. The cathedral covers an area of two football fields and can simultaneously accommodate five thousand people.
The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine
Address:1047 Amsterdam Avenue, New York
Phone:+1 212-316-7540
Hours:monday: 07:30–18:00 tuesday: 07:30–18:00 wednesday: 07:30–18:00 thursday: 07:30–18:00 friday: 07:30–18:00 saturday: 07:30–18:00 sunday: 07:30–18:00


Overall very beautiful and a wonderful experience. I would ask them to please, please, please make the sign for accessible entrances more visible. I visit once in awhile and when the event changed buildings I went through the whole “go around half th.. Read more »


One of the best attractions that are often overlooked by tourists. The architecture is amazing inside and out. It is 5th largest cathedral/church in the entire world and it is located close to the north west tip of Central Park. So you can just tak.. Read more »


I used to love coming here. I felt such calm and peace to sit and feel calm only to find now that you cannot even enter without paying a $10 fee. I CAN get in without paying the fee because I am “local” but having to defend and argue that fact kills .. Read more »


American Cathedral in the tradition of Westminster Abbey. They have a poet's corner / niche, as well as niches for many other echelons of humanity. The nave is under heavy reconstruction due to a fire, but the feeling here is one of hope, peace, and .. Read more »


We came to this operational church totally unprepared for what awaited us. It was referenced several times in Joan Didion's "The Year of Magical Thinking", which spurred my interest. To begin with the outside garden (free) has a fantastical huge scul.. Read more »


This is by far the best cathedral that you will ever visit in NYC. I've been to all the NYC cathedrals and this tops them all. I've been to various cathedrals in Brazil, Italy, and Mexico. The only place I found to be more impressive was St Peters.. Read more »


The architecture of this church is amazing. It's actually multiple chapels inside this great cathedral It's amazing the effort taken to build this. The stain glass windows are a sight to be seen. The colors and shades to create them. Is outstanding.. Read more »


This is one of the best looking churches I have ever seen. It is relatively huge and the architecture is impressive. I mean this. It really has that grandiose and antique and special feeling to it. If you love the western world and culture than you w.. Read more »


This Anglican Church Spiritual Home is a Beautiful and Peaceful Oasis in the middle of the normally hustling and bustling New York City environment. All are welcomed to come for Prayer and Meditation in this Spiritually Uplifting Cathedral for free .. Read more »


This magnificent architecture exudes peaceful and welcoming air of calm. It’s magnificent inside is as imposing as it is welcoming and inviting. Once inside, you notice the atmosphere of calm, peace, love, and comfort. It’s like you are walking into.. Read more »


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