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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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Enjoyed going to this church, it is very ornate. Lots of history to read & learn. Has a gift shop on site.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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68 reviews 68 reviews
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed going to this church, it is very ornate. Lots of history to read & learn. Has a gift shop on site.

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

When I went here the church was unfortunately closed but even just seeing the outside you are awe struck. Worth a stop and if open take the time to check out the inside as it is probably just as amazing as the outside.

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Franklin, Wisconsin
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The workmanship is old world. The church is one to be seen and appreciated. We have attended on several occasions and feel blest each time we go. It is not open at all times and is worth going to and walking the hallways to get a sense of this beautiful old building and the holiness of it....

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I was in awe at the beauty of this church! We went to mass Sunday @ 10:00 and stayed after for the audio tour. It's definitely a must see to believe!

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Wausau, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I think that this is a must see if you are visiting Milwaukee. I love their stained glass windows, and the reader's altar.

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Chicago, IL
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We had read about this church and wanted to see it, but we were only two people so couldn't book a group tour. We were studying the brochure to get our bearings when we heard a person conducting a tour. She graciously invited us along and we had the most wonderful tour, seeing the lighted glory of the structure, learning... More 

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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Beautiful art and architecture; not to be missed! I liked it all! The history of this building is worth exploring in more detail. Guided tours are available. Nothing to dislike.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I have visited many of the churches in Chicago, many of which are also worth the visit. This building surpasses most of them. It is truly impressive.

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Longboat Key, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

From the gold leaf exterior to the old Rome charm and majesty inside, this is a top pick for architecture on Milwaukee's south side. Close to the freeway and a safe surrounding neighborhood, check out the landmark basilica of Wisconsin.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Built by Polish immigrants at the beginning of the twentieth century, this is a true Milwaukee landmark. I try to make it a point to visit every time I'm in the beer capital of the US

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