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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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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... read more

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

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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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
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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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Love how the modern architecture blend so well into the essence of worship, pray & reflection. The adoration of the Holy Sacrament room is serial and the crypts in the basement makes the visit a well worth inclusion. Do check out the Gift Shop. There is definitely something to take home!

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hiltonhead island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Very contemporary visit. Enormous building and it will take you to a different level of place that will connect to God...very peaceful place.

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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

We always wanted to see the new Cathedral and we finally got to see it during the Christmas of 2014. The patio is open and you get to relax and sit and if the cafe and gift shop are open, you can shop and get a bite (we arrived when these places were closed). The large nativity scene, I believe,... More 

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Malibu, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Looks like an office building--Few entrances to the large courtyard. Modern architecture does not have to lack energy and beauty---Our Lady of Angels lacks beauty and energy. Large courtyard almost totally barren of trees, shade and benches--Almost as if they wanted to discourage sitting,contemplating and enjoying our Cathedral Inside is cold and sterile--almost devoid of life and energy even though... More 

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Address: 555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2707
Phone Number: 213-680-5200
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown

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