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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 4, 2015
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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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Westminster, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This place is so beautiful. The art, the archetecture, the organist and choir were magnificent. We were at a deaconate ordination in May and we left edified.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Breathtaking! The choir is OUTSTANDING! I had no idea this place was in Newark, I would have visited years ago. The architecture, the statues, the stained glass windows, and more. So much beauty to take in. Needed more time.

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San Mateo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Beautiful, very large church with 3 gorgeous rose windows. We were there to hear the organist explain the huge pipe organ (over 9000 pipes), its history, how it works, how they maintain it, and listen to a piece he played. It was part of an organized tour, so not sure how often available, but it must be magnificent to go... More 

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Thane, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

The cathedral in Newark is worth visiting for its Gothic architecture.Looks like Germans have made this as a part of heritage and reminds one of Cologne.The prayer here on a Sunday and then step out to the nearby Park was resuructing our spirits.The park is a donation by Prudential insurance co Japan.Spring gives out Cherry Blossoms in this place.With a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I think this is the church I saw from the outside and took a photo of, although I didn't go inside. It is one of a number of hotels in the area.

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Montville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Construction began in 1898 but it was not completed in the French Gothic Revival style until 1954.Pope John II celebrated evening mass here upon his visit to the U.S. in 1995, where upon it was elevated to a Basilica. Located in the Forrest Hills section of Newark's North Ward, the Sacred Heart shines as a beacon when traveling on Route... More 

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Address: Address: 89 Ridge Street, Newark, NJ 07104
Phone Number: (973) 484-4600
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Newark

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