Obscura Society NY: Cathedral Climb at St. John the Divine - Atlas Obscura
Unusual adventures and hidden discoveries. Explore our 2018 trips now »

New York, New York

Obscura Society NY: Cathedral Climb at St. John the Divine

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of this undeniably impressive Gothic Revival beauty

Climb over 124 feet to reach the very top of Manhattan's St. John the Divine, the largest cathedral in the world.

An absolutely stunning structure, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine has seen continuous growth, construction and renovation since the very first cornerstone was laid in 1892. With its spiral staircases, stained glass windows and elaborate architecture, the Cathedral is truly a sight to behold, especially from its greatest heights.

We'll be delving into the history and architecture of St. John the Divine as we climb, culminating on the roof with an opportunity to revel in the church's awe-inspiring city views.

Photographers, this tour is not to be missed.

PLEASE PURCHASE TICKETS IN ADVANCE.

DETAILS:
Friday, December 19, 11:00am-12:00pm
Arrive 15 minutes early to allow time for check in, the tour will begin promptly at 11:00am
Address: 1047 Amsterdam Ave. New York, NY
Please be respectful of the fact that we are in a church; silence cell phones and dispose of any food, gum or drink containers before entering.