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Within the Walls: Exploring Hidden Spaces

SATURDAY, AUGUST 5, 2017
10:30 AM – 12 PM, CATHEDRAL, CRYPT

This extended vertical tour features “behind-the-scenes” climbs in both the eastern and western ends of St. John the Divine. In the east, descend into the unfinished crypt and then ascend Rafael Guastavino’s beautiful spiral staircase to incredible views high above the altar. The western climb presents an amazing view down the entire length of the world’s largest cathedral.

Participants are responsible for carrying all belongings throughout the tour. Photography is welcome, though tripod use during the tour is prohibited. If you have concerns regarding claustrophobia, vertigo, or a medical condition, please call (212) 932 7347 before purchasing tickets.

Must be 12 years of age or older. Flashlight and bottle of water recommended.

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