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Cathedral of St. Paul

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Address: 239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Phone Number: 651 228 1766
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Description: This Classical Renaissance-style Cathedral dating back to 1915 features a...
This Classical Renaissance-style Cathedral dating back to 1915 features a splendid interior of six chapels, imported marble columns, large statues of the four evangelists and beautiful rose windows.
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Beautiful and Historical

A must to see in St. Paul. The building is breath-taking and full of history and spirituality. A peaceful place to sit and pray.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A must to see in St. Paul. The building is breath-taking and full of history and spirituality. A peaceful place to sit and pray.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is a great building to view if you are in to architecture and an OK building to have mass in. I graduated high school from here and have been many times for other graduations and masses. If you are going to see the building, there are many details and niches to look at. It is quite impressive both on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Stop in and say a prayer. light a candle to Mary or Joseph or the other Saints in other small altars behind sacristy! You will feel God here and a real inspiration of faith! Go down stairs to lower level and stop by for Daily Eucharistic Adoration from 8 to 4 Mon. Tues. and Fri 8:00 to 7:00 Tues and... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

When you park the at you see the wonder. The steps of the building are amazing. You walk up to some handcart wooden doors...as the doors open your eyes are in awww. This building becomes alive and the rooms takes you in. Matter if you are Catholic or not you feel the presence of something higher than one's self. Wow.... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

If you haven't had a chance to be inside an "old world" cathedral, take the chance. It is interesting, easily accessed with no waiting line, and it is free. It harkens back to a time when no detail was too small when it came to the "Lord's House." You can wander the main floor at your leisure. For a while,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Love to attend Mass there in the morning and Sunday when I'm in town. So much History, love to just go and sit and look at all the beautiful statues and to pray the stations there.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

What an amazing edifice of Roman Catholic architectural expression. Lived across the street from this building in the 1990s & watched them begin the renovation of the roof and the exterior – continually impressed with the attention to detail and quality of renovation taking place. Opinion: Even tough our air pollution will probably never return the roof's original green patina... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

If you would like to experience a Catholic service in a majestic setting this is the place for you! It's beautiful and deeply rooted in St. Paul history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

This cathedral is beautiful and magnificent! What a gorgeous honor to God. It is huge and so old but beautiful inside and out, and the altar!!!! There is so much to see inside and to learn the history of this place is pretty cool. It was a joy to celebrate Mass here and to see the reverence people have for... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

While in town my wife and I visited the St Paul cathedral and enjoyed mass there. The first impression is one of awesome size. You can see it is huge from the outside, and the impression continues as you enter. The interior is quite ornate as well. I really like the beautiful stain glass windows. The altar is also attractive.... More 

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