Duke Town Cathedral, Cross River.

13 Eyamba Street, Calabar

Duke Town Cathedral Description

History of Duke Town Cathedral

Duke Town Cathedral was built in 1895.

Built by the early missionaries in 1895.

Believed to be the oldest church in Nigeria, this is a church of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria faith where Christians congregate in fellowship and tourists enjoy the sights and its history.

Security/Safety of Duke Town Cathedral

This is a very safe location.

What To Bring

Before heading to Duke Town Cathedral, here are some helpful things to take along with you:

  • Holy Bible
  • Offerings and tithes
  • Camera to capture the sights and take selfies with
  • Best Features

    The church welcomes in hundreds of Christian faithfuls during service hours. As the first place of contact of the Calabar people and Christianity, the church, as it has for decades, remains a solid landmark and central point in Duke Town. It is well maintained and one can still see relics and plaques dating back to the church's early days.



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