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Address: 901 N Dupont St, Wilmington, DE (302) 421-3700
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Lovely church worth visiting

Beautiful church inside. Looks like a mini cathedral with its attractive stained glass windows, columns and statues. Focal point of St. Anthony's Italian Festival every mid-June... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful church inside. Looks like a mini cathedral with its attractive stained glass windows, columns and statues. Focal point of St. Anthony's Italian Festival every mid-June. Many features sculpted by Italian artisans within an Italian-American community. It's hard to find a specific date that the church was completed since there is no history link on the church's website, but I... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful historic church in downtown Wilmington, DE - it's the largest catholic church in the state and is gorgeous. The music system is class A and just beautiful

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Built by immigrant craftsmen... it is a magnificent church... like you would see in other BIG cities... but right here in our small town. If in the area... don't miss it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

They'll never build churches like this again! It's worth a visit just to look at the awesome interior, whether you're Catholic or not, whether you're a member or not. And friendly Priests, especially Father Rinaldi, & great music. What's not to like?

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Wilmington, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I'm not sure we bother to go to the Italian Festival anymore. It used to be fun and great food. Over the years, it seems to get worse and worse. The service is poor...OK they are volunteers, but...The food tends to not be hot. I'd rather eat at a nice Italian restaurant than go back to the Italian Festival.

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Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Another year, another festival. Again, we enjoyed the bands, rides & food at St. Anthony's Italian Festival. We were glad to see Chef Furio back with his homemade pastas & arancini. Delish! The kids enjoyed the rides & we enjoyed listening to the bands play. The kids even liked the Italian polka music. Only disappointment this year was the funnel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Very big and beautiful church. Moreover, you can visit it without paying entrance fee. Saint Antony is loved and admired saint by Catholics. He is a " doctor saint". It is believed that he can find lost items. It is worth to visit it. It is a must in Padova.

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Newark, Delaware
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

St. Anthony's has the largest area carnival and week-long festival in Northern Delaware. Somehow its reputation has grown such that it is often listed as one of the top 10 things to do in Delaware. Save you money and your time as the church has found new ways to take your money while the value of the "Italian" portion of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We visited St. Anthony's again this summer for the Italian Festival. We always stop to visit the church 1st. It is a beautiful old church with a very pretty fountain out front. I find the doors and architecture to be amazing. As always, we had a nice time at the festival. This year the festival was smaller in size. We... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

pretty greedy place though. church inside is old and pretty. staff is not so friendly. their feast is outragious as far as price to get in very expensive

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Address: Address: 901 N Dupont St, Wilmington, DE (302) 421-3700
Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Wilmington

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