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Scottish Rite Cathedral

650 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204 (Downtown Indianapolis)
317-262-3100
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Ranked #17 of 82 attractions in Indianapolis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
Description: Gothic cathedral.
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Indianapolis, IN
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I was with a senior group on a tour given by a gentleman who was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the building/construction/organization. All the detail of the building that was done in the late 1920's without all the knowledge and resources available today - it's really a treasure to see. It's beautiful to see & hear the history. Afterwards... More

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Delphi, Indiana
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The inside was breathtaking. We had a guide for the different rooms explaining the various items. Such as furniture, flooring and Stained glass windows.

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Schererville, Indiana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Great monumental location. Visited for lunch (which was really delicious and inexpensive) walked around and was greeted by staff. Not my religion but it was still fascinating to see the location and architecture

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Saint Petersburg, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This is a sight to see. It a gothic castle in the middle of a bustling city. Really beautiful place. One feels like a princess inside.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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77 reviews 77 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

It's an amazing venue for a wedding! The woodwork is impressive and quite a site! this was a great venue for a bridal show. I think they did a lot with the space provided on 3 of the floors. the parking was good because we arrived early but there is a large lot behind the venue. It's located right in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

We brought our boys (3, 5, 7, 9) and they loved it! Every room was more incredible than the last. Cannot fathom how much was spent to build this place.

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Newburgh, Indiana, United States
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83 reviews 83 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

An amazing building I have driven by many times. I was out for a walk and dropped in not knowing they would give a tour. An older mason was glad to give us the tour and was very knowledgeable about everything he showed us. Room dimensions included.

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Irmo, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The tour of The Scottish Rite Temple was one of the best field trips I have ever been on with or without my children! It was an amazing place and the guide was wonderful, knowledgable and great with the kids. He answered every question and asked the kids to interact as often as possible. I can't wait to go again!

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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132 reviews 132 reviews
10 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I was fortunate enough to attend a business dinner at Scottish Rite. This is a beautiful old facility that is a landmark in downtown Indianapolis. The food was typical dinner fare for a business meeting. Everything was tasty and seasoned well. It's often difficult to feed and serve 200 or so guests at the same time. The servers were attentive... More

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Fraziers Bottom, West Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I was in Indianapolis several years ago when I discovered this Cathedral, but found out they only give tours certain hours on weekdays and on the third Saturday of each week. We did not schedule a group tour, but we were lucky to have a guide just for the 3 of us. It was free of charge, although they have... More

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