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St. Patrick's Cathedral

Address: 460 Madison Avenue, New York City, NY 10022
Phone Number: 212-753-2261
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Ranked #68 of 633 Attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
Owner description: Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Madison Avenue, with a...
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Owner description: 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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Morristown, New Jersey
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137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Saint Patrick’s Cathedral is an architectural masterpiece being restored to its original beauty. Even with all the scaffolding and covers the newly cleaned areas bring forth a brighter light within these Holy Walls. Remember this is a house of worship, so please be respectful of those who are attending services or praying.

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Smithtown, New York
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226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The Cathedral in midtown is a beautiful place to visit for the atmosphere: as a place to pray and meditate, or to walk and see the history. Presently the cathedral is being restored, and there is scaffolding blocking some of the view.

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Tenafly, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

If you are looking to see St. Pat's in all its glory you may want to postpone the trip. The renovations has scaffolding inside and out. The sections that are done are fantastic but they have covered a lot of the church inside. The manger is up and beautiful.

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New York City, New York
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32 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

The gorgeous Saint Patrick's Cathedral in midtown Manhattan is being beautifully restored. The front is finished, the scaffolding has come off (the front), and it's sparkling clean. It looks gorgeous. It's definitely worth taking the time to see. It's beautiful inside, and while it is not the most historic church in the world, it is an iconic New York City... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Mass at this church is simply very special! The church is still in the midst of a $175 million dollar renovation so there is scaffolding throughout the interior.

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Tire Hill, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Absolutely love stopping here each time we're in the City. The renovations that were last going on outside the Cathedral have moved inside and while the scaffolding is the first thing you notice, the views are still amazing. I love how welcoming a Church this is whatever time of year and visiting at Christmas makes it that much more special... More 

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LINY
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

The scaffolding has finally come down on the outside and I'm amazed at the beauty of the white stone. My entire life this was a dark gray building and now the beauty of the white stone has returned. The interior is still scaffolded over the alter but the back of the church has been restored.

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Atlanta
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

The renovation on this beautiful cathedral looks like it is on schedule and it is something very special! After visiting this beautiful church over the last 30 years it's really amazing the difference in this cathedral in the areas where the renovation has been completed. It looks so fresh and alive! When we come back next year it should be... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

As others have mentioned, the cathedral is under renovation. Please don't let that stop you from visiting. The size and beauty of the cathedral are still worth a look. The architecture is amazing and the entire place is peaceful and serene.

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Burlington, New Jersey
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

They are in the middle of renovations, but this Catholic Church is magnificent. I'm glad we stepped in and I said a pray. If you do go, please remember it's a Church/Holly place. God bless, and can't wait to see this church when they finish renovations. Still a must see even now.

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