Cathedral Church of St John the Divine - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Panorama taken from the nave of the Cathedral of St John the Divine in New York. The cathedral recently suffered a fire, and much of the nave is fenced off with renovation work proceeding. In this image you can see the choir stalls and high altar.
Cathedral Church of St John the Divine - FURTHER INFORMATION
Cathedral Church of St John the Divine - New York visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Cathedral Church of St John the Divine' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from New York.
The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine stands near to the northwest corner of Central Park in New York. This is the largest Gothic Cathedral in the world,larger than Chartres and Notre Dame in Paris combined. The Statue of Liberty could fit beneath its central crossing. Building began in 1892, and is still continuing today having suffered interruption from both world wars, and a fire in 2002. The Cathedral is the mother church of the Episcopal Diocese of New York and the seat of its bishop. The cathedral is today a significant tourist attraction in New York, with entrance fees contributing towards the cost of maintaining the church.