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Take a Bite out of the Big Apple....

A travel journal to New York by theessentialme

Cathedral of St. John the Divine Photo, New York, New York More Photos
Quote: If you only have a weekend in New York City, what should you see?

Take a Bite out of the Big Apple....

Overview

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Coney Island, Ellis Island, The Statue of Liberty. Saint John the Divine, Central Park

Quick Tips:

Get an unlimited funpass for the day for the Subway and ride your heart off. But if you come in August be prepared to sweat.

Best Way To Get Around:

Subway without a doubt. Take time to learn it and ask questions, the subway can be very confusing for visitors.

Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Attraction | "The Cathedral of Saint John The Divine"

Cathedral of St. John the Divine Photo, New York, New York
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The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine is the largest Gothic cathedral in the world. It's first stone was laid in 1892. This cathedral is the only church in The United States that I have seen that rivals both the beauty and grand scale of many of the Cathedrals I visited in Italy. The Great Rose Window is 40 feet in diameter while the nave is 124 feet in height. The stain glass is beautiful. The cathedral always contains diverse and beautiful art, whether it be a vestibule to poetry, a homage to 9/11, or a new look at science and god. Tours are given during the day, and it is free just to walk around. There is also a biblical garden on the premises that displays flowers and herbs from the Bible....Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on August 18, 2002

Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amersterdam Ave.
New York, New York 10025
(212) 316-7540