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St. Mary's Cathedral

Address: 203 East 10th St, Austin, TX 78701 (Downtown)
Phone Number: 512 476 6182
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Ranked #38 of 161 Attractions in Austin
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Attended mass here on my own while on a visit. The cathedral is small but incredibly beautiful. Mass is 12.05 each weekday and I thoroughly enjoyed the sermon on the commandments!

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Murrells Inlet, SC
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145 reviews 145 reviews
38 attraction reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Could not tour as much as I would have liked as there was a service going on when we arrived. Never made it back. I would visit again if I returned to Austin,

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Kansas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Beautiful cathedral, beautiful Masses. We both attended Mass on the vigil of Corpus Christi 2012, and I returned by myself on Sunday for Mass and to participate in the Eucharistic procession. Even with the scaffolding around the building, it was still beautiful. Only complaints are 1) that we could not enter the church for prayer much before the vigil started... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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15 reviews 15 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
43 helpful votes 43 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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21 reviews 21 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
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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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