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St. Patrick's Cathedral

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Address: 460 Madison Avenue, New York City, NY 10022
Phone Number: 212-753-2261
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Description: Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Madison Avenue, with a...
Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Madison Avenue, with a seating capacity of 2,200, rose window reaching 26 feet across, pipe organ with more than 7,380 pipes and the graceful twin spires that reach 330 feet into the sky.
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This place is firstly beautiful. It is a very nice place to visit and if you have the time; worship and have mass at. I recommend you bring a camera, as this is a kodak photo... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

This place is firstly beautiful. It is a very nice place to visit and if you have the time; worship and have mass at. I recommend you bring a camera, as this is a kodak photo opportunity. I also recommend you bring comfortable shoes as the place is actually pretty good in size.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Love that in the busy life visiting NYC we were able to attend mass today. The message was beautiful and I felt all who were there felt the same way. Whether you are catholic or not, the clergy welcomes all to his cathedral with open arms. Today is a good day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful spot in New York. Being a tourist in this city can be overwhelming. This cathedral offers a (relatively) quiet point of reflection in the chaos of NYC. Currently, the church is undergoing a renovation, so portions may be covered in scaffolding. Whether you are particularly religious or not, folks can appreciate St. Patrick's Cathedral for the history,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Was being restored when we visited so the scaffolding took away from the beauty somewhat. Still it is a stunning building and is worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The cathedral was astonishing and felt so Cal. There were lots of repairs and a service taking place. I was so overwhelmed and was there for what seemed like hours. U even went to confession. Beautiful and balancing experience in the middle of.nyc. 😇

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I love the front, a series of 5 spires streaming upwards, in a clean line. And those bronze doors, just beautiful. And here right in the middle of 5th Ave - on Main Street, where a church is supposed to be - so they tell me. I love the interior too. The whole building focuses in on the altar, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Lot's of harsh reviews out there due to renovations...ignore them. Yes, there's lots of scaffolding. Yes, you can't see the ceiling or the south exterior of the Cathedral. But you can still visit all of the individual chapels and shrines inside the Cathedral and the Adoration Chapel. It is a must see with or without renovations!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Completed in 1878, the Neo-Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral is a landmark in New York City. Enjoy the silence and beautiful decoration of the church, and escape for a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of the big city. Unfortunately the renovation is hiding its beautiful facade.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Watching the St. Patrick's Day Parade from this venue is inspiring. This cathedral is overwhelmingly beautiful. You can go inside and light votive candles if you choose.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I've been to many cathedrals in the New World and this is the most impressive so far. The organ is pretty impressive. It has a beautiful "capilla" of the Virgin Mary that is more comfortable than the church I belong to. Basically it's an exaggeration of art. A true beauty of love, religion, dedication and art

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