Saint John's Cathedral - An Urban Sanctuary

Completed in 1849, this building is the one of the oldest surviving Western ecclesiastical building in Hong Kong.
It is also the oldest Anglican church in the Far East.

During the Second World War, this church was fell into the hands of the Japanese.
Many fittings, including the original stained glass windows, were stripped out.
The new stained glass windows were installed after the war.

Due to its historical significance, this church was declared a monument of Hong Kong in 1996.
Apart from weekly services, this church also runs a number of social services.

This church is called "Saint John's Cathedral".
It is open to the public daily from 7:00am to 6:00pm.
It is a great place for for pray and meditation.

To reach this place, exit off Central MTR Station Exit D1.
Then, walk along Pedder Street to Queen's Road Central.
Afterwards, walk along Queen's Road Central to Battery Path.
Continue to walk along the Battery Path and the cathedral is located at the end of this path.

Location: Saint John's Cathedral
Address: 4-8 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong

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