Cathedral of St. Michael and GeorgeGrahamstown
Nicknamed 'The City of Saints', Grahamstown is home to over 40 religious buildings. The city's most famous being the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. George with the tallest spire in South Africa at 53.6 metres/176 feet.
The building of the Anglican cathedral began in 1824, and was first opened in 1830 and became a point of refuge for women and children during the Xhosa Wars. The cathedral is also home to the first church bells to be hung in Africa, when they were installed in 1879.