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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

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Address: 4431 Lindell Blvd, at Newstead Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108
Phone Number: +1 314-373-8242
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Description: The Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, the superstructure of...
The Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, the superstructure of the Cathedral was built between 1907 and 1914. The Cathedral's 100th Anniversary is being celebrated in 2014. It is known for its' beautiful interior mosaics, which took nearly 80 years to create using more than 41 million pieces of glass tesserae. The Cathedral is known for having one of the largest mosaic collections in the Western Hemisphere.
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Basilica of St. Louis is also known as the "Old Church" . It is a historical active Catholic Church right in the heart of St. Louis. Restoration was completed in 2015--truly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The mosaics were truly amazing. It was beautiful and I'm glad we made a last minute decision to stop. We did not take the tour, however I'm sure it was very interesting.

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Robert, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Basilica of St. Louis is also known as the "Old Church" . It is a historical active Catholic Church right in the heart of St. Louis. Restoration was completed in 2015--truly beautiful.

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Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis is absolutely beautiful. The architecture is stunning and compares with anything I've seen in Europe. The interior mosaics are awe inspiring. My one regret is that we did not have time to take a guided tour. Next time.

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Effingham, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Beautiful! We were fortunate to be there when the choir was practicing! What wonderful acoustics! The mosaics and materials used were outstanding. Be sure to put this on your to do list when visiting St. Louis!

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Chicago, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Incredible mosaic work, architecturally superb, and a destination worth the effort to get there from city center.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very interesting - Take the time to stop and look around. No, check that - go to mass and then stick around for the tour!!

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Arnold, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Many people in St. Louis have missed this gem of a tourist attraction. It certainly not for little ones, but it is a must for its beauty and architecture. You do not have to be Catholic to appreciate the mosaics, the artwork, and the design of this church. Tours are available, but not necessary. Don't forget to tour the basement... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I regularly wander into the Basilica for a moments solace and time of prayer. The building exterior is beautiful. The interior steps it up a notch yet with monumental mosaics covering walls and ceilings. Gospel, tradition, history, faith and locality. I love the various alcoves and side chapels. The only flaw I have found is during worship services themselves. The... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

This Basilica is an absolute must see. Regardless of religious belief, the building is stunning. Pictures cannot do this spectacular site justice. Anyone who loves great art will be amazed at the extraordinary craftsmanship incorporated into the mosaics. Two of my favorite areas of the Basilica were the Baldacchino and the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament. Please be respectful and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I'm so glad I went and saw this cathedral. The minute I walked in, there was an immediate sense of peace and beauty. The pictures posted really don't do the cathedral justice. Please follow the rules that are posted. It's disrespectful to take pictures while a service is going on - and children should be supervised.

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Additional Information about Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

Address: 4431 Lindell Blvd, at Newstead Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108
Phone Number: +1 314-373-8242
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Central West End
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

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