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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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Exquisite

Take your time walking around this masterpiece of art and architecture, and don't forget your camera. One of my highlights was the replica of the Pieta.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Take your time walking around this masterpiece of art and architecture, and don't forget your camera. One of my highlights was the replica of the Pieta.

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Bronx, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Beautifl cathedral with really nice view. It's free and there's free parking right across the street.

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

While on business in St. Paul, I used a free afternoon to visit this voluptuous little icon on a hill. She caught my eye the moment I arrived. I asked about her and was told - she's the Cathedral. Catholic? Yeah, Roman. Good. They smell good, they remind me of my childhood. I had to get to know this cutie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Inside St. Paul Cathedral there are enough statues and murals to spend a few months just to learn the significance of each one. I've visited many times and love each and every shrine. I don't know mutch about architecture, but the ceiling is a very large domb. On the domb are paintings and inscriptures. One of those is Powers. After... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Historical, sort of like Europe, and on a hill with a view. Doesn't compare at all to European cathedrals, but it's OK for MN. I happened to take the picture on a Sunday morning and there were still places to park.

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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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