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Basilica of St. Josaphat

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Address: 2333 S 6th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215
Phone Number: +1 414-645-5623
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Description: The Basilica of St. Josaphat is a ministry of the Conventual Franciscans...
The Basilica of St. Josaphat is a ministry of the Conventual Franciscans on the South Side of Milwaukee in Historic Lincoln Village. The Basilica is a Franciscan center for prayer and spirituality, inspiration and beauty. It is home to a vibrant Roman Catholic parish and remains a testament to the faith of the Polish immigrants that created it. We invite you to join us for a visit, a tour, for worship or in prayer.
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holy moly!

that church is amazing! i felt like i was inside a kaleidoscope! what a great history-built from the chicago post office ruins into a st peter's replica! it's in the middle of a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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grand rapids, michigan

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

If you have a FEW MINUTES to kill, it is worth seeing the inside of this church. Quite beautiful. It is a short drive south of downtown to see. THE IS NOTHING else in this area, so go only to see this church.

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grand rapids, michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

that church is amazing! i felt like i was inside a kaleidoscope! what a great history-built from the chicago post office ruins into a st peter's replica! it's in the middle of a row house neighborhood but close to the ferry and airport hotels so check it out before you leave!

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Atlanta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

This magnificent structure demonstrates the optimism of the people who built it. The details throughout the sanctuary are incredible. The interior appears to be marble and stone, but is instead painted. It's been meticulously maintained and updated over the years. A great place for photography.

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Nikiski, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This old church is both lovely and interesting - the brochure and basement displays make for a pleasantly informative visit. It took me several minutes to realize that all of the 'marble' pillars were actually skillfully done paintings!

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Centreville, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This was not easy to get into, but worth walking around the block. There is a visitor center attached to the old church, enter there. It was very nice to see the history there and then go into the basement chapel and then the main church. Worth a stop when in Milwaukee. Amazing inside the main church!

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Woodinville, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a beautiful, sacred place that visitors and native Wisconsinites should visit at least once. It is so ornate and original - a true Milwaukee treasure. We parked in the free parking lot in the back and walked in for a look around. We googled its history and had our own self-guided tour.

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Summit, Mississippi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Basilica is beautiful facility that is well maintained. The dome absolutely mesmerized me. Basilica of St. Josaphat is a must when visiting Milwaukee,

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Verona, WI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I have been to Rome and the Holy Land. I have seen beautiful churches, cathedrals and basilicas. The Archdiocese of Milwaukee should be very proud of this incredibly beautiful building. We were in awe.

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

A really beautiful place to visit It is absolutely spectacular. The only negative is that on our visit, there was a bothersome homeless woman asking for money, She wouldn't leave us alone. She was nasty. We told the Visitor Center employee about her, then we left. We would have stayed longer. A great place to visit, but beware.

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Beautiful church on south side of Milwaukee. Architecture is unbelievable will definitely return to see it again.

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Address: 2333 S 6th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215
Phone Number: +1 414-645-5623
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee

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