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Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

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Address: 89 Ridge Street, Newark, NJ 07104
Phone Number: (973) 484-4600
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Pope John Paul ll visited

this is a beautiful cathedral, Pope John Paul ll visited when he came to NYC, this is a mini look of St Patrick's cathedral of NYC,

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

this is a beautiful cathedral, Pope John Paul ll visited when he came to NYC, this is a mini look of St Patrick's cathedral of NYC,

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Bloomfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This may be one of the largest Cathedrals in the world. Up till 20 or so years ago, masses were performed in Latin. It contains a fine organ and concerts are performed there. Across the street is Branch Brook Park designed by Olmstead who also designed Central Park in NYC.. Couples who are married in the Cathedral most often have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a majestic edifice that is amazing inside and out as impressive of many of Europe's finest. It can be seen from miles away and is probably NJ's most beautiful buildings.

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Whippany, New Jersey, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I was here many years ago for my Aunts Wedding and since then I have been there for friends weddings and Gov. Christie's Mass when he first took office. My feeling when waking in there is something that was similar to when I walked into the Vatican. Great place to spend a quite moment or a mass. Make it a... More 

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Belleville, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My daughter and three grandchildren were visiting from Florida and I took them roller skating at a near-by park. As we passed the cathedral, I mentioned that my Mom & Dad were there many years ago to renew their vows on their 5th wedding anniversary and that I had not been there since, over 50 years ago, even though I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Quality time is always spent there on Sundays with my babes Holly. My #1girl. Also I love it cause it creates l a calm atmosphere all around the area.😊

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Port of Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

In all my years traveling to New Jersey, I never knew about the Basilica. I was completely blown away when I arrived and saw this majestic building rising in front of me. The Basilica has a number of small chapels surrounding the main altar with daily Mass said at 7:00AM in the Lady Chapel directly behind the Main Altar. The... More 

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Morristown, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Visited for a graduation Baccalaureate Mass... Hard to put in words the beauty and detail in this stunning building! A MUST SEE!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Well worth the visit. We were there during a mass so were unable to explore the church fully. The rose window and other stained glass windows were magnificent!

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

If you have been to Europe and seen the amazing Cathedrals, then that gives you an idea of how crazy beautiful this Cathedral is. Highly recommend a visit! Unfortunately the area of Newark where the Cathedral is so-so, but there is ample street parking right next to the chuch and a church lot. All doors are locked, so need to... More 

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