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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

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Address: 555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2707
Phone Number: 213-680-5200
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Description: Located in the midst of downtown Los Angeles, only the second cathdral to...
Located in the midst of downtown Los Angeles, only the second cathdral to be built in a US city in the past 50 year, the structure has been compared to Notre Dame in its magnificense.
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Great place to connect with God.

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles is the main place for Catholic religious services in Los Angeles. Huge church with all the elements of a place of worship. Open for mass... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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West Hills, United States

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West Hills, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles is the main place for Catholic religious services in Los Angeles. Huge church with all the elements of a place of worship. Open for mass and other activities. A unique location in downtown Los Angeles.

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Potomac, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Vast and modern, impressive but not warm or inspiring to religious thought. This is not really an uplifting experience, but it is an interesting building to spend an hour or so visiting,

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great place to grab mass, they have some really great singers at this place plus the organ player was good. The sound was excellent. Besides all that a beautifully architectured place. Dont forget to go under the church ware the mausoleum is, it has some nice tainted old glass from the old cathedral

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Arcadia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

You don't have to be Catholic to enjoy a walk through the grounds of this landmark. Everything has significance from where the trees are planted to designated areas of the courtyard. You can schedule a tour. Inside the sanctuary there are Tapestries from Artist John Nava, a gallery of various artists and sculpture by artist Christopher Slatoff. There are some... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I love going to this church whenever I am in LA. It is quiet, peaceful and clean. It is a solemn place where you can offer your prayers and intentions to the Lord and reflect on your life. Every time I enter this church, I can definitely feel God's presence here.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The Cathedral was designed by Rafael Moneo d established in 2002 in order to replace the Cathedral of Saint Vibiana that was damaged in the 1994 earthquake. The Cathedral is a monument to Saint Vibiana, a third century Roman martyr and patron saint of Los Angeles. The interior is very beautiful though there isn't much to see. Don't forget to... More 

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Mission Hills, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The inside of this Cathedral is really beautiful. The outside looks like a box. Not sure why it was designed that way.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Los Angeles cathedral is a great place to be known, if you're a catholic. It's beautiful and peaceful there. They even have free wi-fi and a restaurant. The church has air conditioning. It was totally worth the visit!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Park in the parking lot just below the Cathedral and walk up the stairs. The angel welcomes you into the main entrance. The walls inside are angled and the ceiling is glass and wood. The murals on the walls are muted and beautiful. The lighting is very cool for a cathedral. Not what you'd expect. I'm an atheist, but I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This is one of the most amazing Cathedral that I have ever seen. The gift shop is a wonderful place to get beautiful souvenirs as well. The interior of the cathedral is beautiful beyond words. A very clean house of worship and the entire architecture is very artistic and absolutely stunning!

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