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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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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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I've lived in Minnesota about 20 years and never been in the cathedral until recently. The size alone is impressive, but the beauty of the inside is breathtaking. When I visited... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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49 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I've lived in Minnesota about 20 years and never been in the cathedral until recently. The size alone is impressive, but the beauty of the inside is breathtaking. When I visited they still had their nativity set up and it was one of the most beautiful I've seen! Check it out.

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Sinagpore
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Having toured cathedrals across Europe, this one is average in size by in its restored state, lighter than most and equal or grander in beauty. The stained glass is awe inspiring and the statues and carvings are beautiful. Rarely in North American do you get to experience such a cathedral. Unlike the Mexican cathedrals done in Spanish high baroque style... More 

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Thank mikepodo
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have toured this two times, besides visiting it multiple times for performances or events, or worship. Getting a tour gives you the history of the Cathedral and if you go a few times with different guides you will hear different stories. Ask questions. Very fascinating and amazing how it was built, who paid for a lot of the work... More 

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Thank Cupcake234
Vancouver
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208 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Cathedral of St. Paul is definitely worth a visit. There is no admission fee to enter. Photography is allowed as long as you don’t use a flash. The stained-glass windows, murals, and sculptures inside the Cathedral are very impressive.

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Thank Bill C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hands down the most beautiful church in the entire city... I'm a native birth and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota and it still gives me goosebumps...I brought my husband for the first time and he was completely in awe... This visit is a must !!!!

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Thank Julie R
Brescia, Italy
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing Cathedral that must to be visited! Sited in one of the most beautiful residential area of St Paul

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Thank Matt E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply a beautiful structure!! It seems Europe has cathedrals everywhere, but they can be hard to come by here in the states. A rare jewel of workmanship & design in the region. It has a huge dome with carved stone, stained glass & painted artwork. The outer copper top was just replaced several years ago. There is an unique cast... More 

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Northfield, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful church and perfectly executed Mass - no surprises. In and out by 8:00 am - perfect venue before going to work.

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Minneapolis Mn
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276 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Both interior and exterior compare favorably to European architecture although this is much newer than its European counter parts. The view of the city of St. Paul from the front steps is also worth a visit. We take all of our out-of-town guests to visit the Cathedral.

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Thank JandJ67
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in St Paul for work and took the time to see the cathedral. What an amazing building with great views and location. Well worth stopping to explore

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