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Cathedral of St Joseph

Address: 140 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT
Phone Number: 860-249-8431
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Ranked #19 of 38 Attractions in Hartford
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Passaic, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I was surprised by the communistic design of the building and the stained glass windows. But the church was beautiful. The organ player was there too playing so it made the whole trip feel cool.

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Brisbane, Australia
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140 reviews 140 reviews
56 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

This cathedral was not on our radar when we placed Hartford on our travel itinerary. We were heading towards the Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe houses (just up the road) when we noticed it. Having an interest in such buildings, it immediately drew my attention. Despite the arguably blend and grey colored facade, we decided to check it out.... More 

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East Coast
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111 reviews 111 reviews
25 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

One of the prettiest churches around. Worth a visit for a mass! Too bad it is locked when there are no services. However, it's not a nice area!

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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103 reviews 103 reviews
48 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We were doing a concert for their 50th anniversary this year, and we had the benefit of rehearsing in the space while the sun was still shining through the windows. What an amazing feat of architecture. Sure, it's not the beautiful churches of old Europe, but it is amazing in itself.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

This church is beautiful with the sun streaming in the stained glass windows. It is a huge cathedral that seats 2000.

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East Hartford, CT
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164 reviews 164 reviews
89 attraction reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Have attended Mass and ECHS graduations here. Absolutley beautiful interior. Great acoustics.

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