Suriname: Paramaribo – St Peter & Paul Cathedral

So turns out the cathedral in Georgetown in Guyana is not the tallest wooden church in the world after all. The St. Peter and Paul Cathedral is the neighboring Suriname is 144 feet high, which is just one feet taller than the one in Guyana. This Roman Catholic Cathedral was built in the capital of Suriname, Paramaribo, in 1885 and is truly magnificent both inside and out. Fully restored just a couple years ago it has lavish wood decorations and massive panel windows that swing open to let the tropical heat in.