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St. Mary's Cathedral

203 East 10th St, Austin, TX 78701 (Downtown)
512 476 6182
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Ranked #49 of 182 attractions in Austin
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Most recent review
- Jul 3, 2014
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Beaumont, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

St. Mary's is a small but beautiful cathedral. The doors are always open and there are restrooms in the basement. The architecture is fantastic and mass there was very nice.

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Davie, Florida
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Getting to go to mass while on vacation was amazing. This cathedral is one of the most beautiful places I have ever seen.

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tampa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Definitely worth seeing very close to The Capitol building. A great place to take some beautiful pictures! Architecture is amazing!

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Austin, Texas
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013 via mobile

Unlike the cathedrals of Europe and eastern United States, this one was built at he end of the 19th century as a parish church for the small city of Austin. It shows in the smaller size and greater simplicity of this space, which is a nice departure from the grand spaces and gilded churches found elsewhere.

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austin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to stop if you are visiting downtown. The cathedral is restored and is simply beautiful. There is a gift shop, too! This should just be a place to stop on your tour of downtown Austin. (ie it doesn't take all day to see it all!) It's an easy walk to many great lunch places such... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Anyone who has ever visited A great cathedral anywhere in the world will arrive at the same conclusion. This is the prettiest catholic church/only cathedral in Austin. Don't make a trip of it unless you're seeking an exorcism or a change of church scenery.

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012

Lovely Mass with friends. If you like old churches and don't mind attending a Catholic Mass. You will enjoy.

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Austin
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

I attended Good Friday services - stations of the cross - a beautiful Austin Catholic Cathedral - and homey, not ostentatious

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2012

Beautiful. In December they have a Celtic Christmas concert. It is wonderful!

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Austin, Texas
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81 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2012

Simply georgous place fabulous tour. Friend was married there and the staff was amazing

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