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St. Mary's Basilica

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Address: 231 N. 3rd Street, at Monroe Street, Downtown, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2219
Phone Number: 602 252 7651
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Sun 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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A beautiful Basilica with original, wooden altar rail

Only a ten minute walk from our downtown Renaissance Hotel, this Basilica is well worth a visit for its beauty and architecture. Be sure to investigate if the church is open.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Evans, Georgia
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Evans, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Only a ten minute walk from our downtown Renaissance Hotel, this Basilica is well worth a visit for its beauty and architecture. Be sure to investigate if the church is open.

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Warsaw, Poland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Basilica from the beginning of XX Century, nested among the high-rises and hotels of downtown Phoenix. Opened at 10am daily. St. John Paul II visited it in the 80s, amazing to be able to step where he stepped and prayed.

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Rocky Mountains Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This beautiful, old church was a most enjoyable visit. We find old churches interesting and this one was certainly that and more.

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Independence
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

If your just looking around the city make sure and check it out. We got to see it when it was decorated for Easter--very nice!

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Arlington, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

St. Mary's is a nice mission-style church that was built about 100 years ago. Its major claim to fame is that Pope John Paul II visited in 1987 (memorialized by a marker). It's nicer than most parish churches with some stained glass windows and ornate columns, but there's not anything that's really notable about the building (the service was notably... More 

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Milpitas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Must see this church for it's location in downtown and peaceful place to pray. Surrounding is very clean and relaxing

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Google the correct address and it will take you there. Pretty church but not amazing inside. Looks like all other Catholic churches do.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

LOVED this church. Open to the public 10 - 3, you can go there and pray and reflect while enjoying the beautiful stained glass and statues. Unbelievable.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

A Sunday trip downtown for Mass and a chance to see a Basilica was a very good experience for our family on vacation. We try to see every Cathedral or Basilica that we can in cities with these architectural gems. The decorated alters, statues and adornments inside the church were beautiful as well. It is not far from the Heard... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

The Basilica was beautiful. The grounds were also nice. I especially liked a statue of children playing. The store had a lot of unusual gifts & books.

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