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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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Beauty and rest on 5th Avenue

Even if you are not a church goer or a Christian this is a lovely place to enter for some peace and rest in the midst of the turmoil on 5th Avenue. I have been a number of times... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Even if you are not a church goer or a Christian this is a lovely place to enter for some peace and rest in the midst of the turmoil on 5th Avenue. I have been a number of times and heard choirs, seen bewildered people and watched priests practice their ceremonies. At present there is a lot of scaffolding that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The building structure and architect was stunning. Absolutely beautiful!!! A must see if you visit NYC. Not far from Empire building.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

Remember coming here when I was a Little girl. Enjoy having Family Adventure in the city. We visit the church it's still beautiful to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

By no means the best example I've seen in New York, but it is vast and has beautiful stained glass windows and architecture. Unfortunately it was being restored when I was there so I wasn't able to see all of it - maybe my view would've been different. Get in early if you're planning to go to Mass - especially... More 

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Smyrna, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is a must stop!! Very beautiful and stunning. Even with the renovations going on; still a must stop! They are supposed to be done with those this September. We took the free tour and the guide was informative and wonderful. He gave us a 90 minute tour. Really glad we went to the free tour. Check the website for... More 

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Stratford, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I've been here for two weddings. It's beautiful. The architecture is amazing. If you have never been there it is worth a visit. You won't be disappointed.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Beautiful Cathedral architectural E outstanding unfortunately under renovations right now. You can still see a lot of the Cathedral with the altar under construction the full beauty of this cathedral is left to be desired. I would love to visit again when it is finished.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The front of the cathedral is gorgeous and with the sun shining on it in the afternoon, it looks almost like it is lit up! Beautiful, but as others have said, the inside and the altar area are undergoing extreme renovation so don't plan your trip or your day around a visit to this historically (usually) beautiful Catholic Church. Unless... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

This is a beautiful cathedral. I've been there before in 2006 and now I came back to find it under renovations. I think it's great NYC is recovering this amazing cathedral because it really is worth it. If you are catholic, it will have a special meaning to you, because it's an amazing place to pray. People are usually respectful!

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The church is undergoing lots of renovations so there is lots scaffolding. The Tiffany altar is mostly covered. The stainglass windows are beautiful. Be sure to look at bronze front doors. They are beautifully embossed.

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