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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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Beautiful oasis

A sanctuary in the city. Specular building with a peaceful interior, despite the crowds. Defiantly worth taking an hour of your day to recharge your soul here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

A sanctuary in the city. Specular building with a peaceful interior, despite the crowds. Defiantly worth taking an hour of your day to recharge your soul here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful cathedral. Actually went to mass there as well. The bishop was a wonderful speaker, inspirational. Choir is amazing and the acoustics amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

USA have a lot of stuff, great "older" buildings is not one of them (if you are from Europe and compare) but this is a very pretty building and i would say definitely worth passing by for a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Absolutely beautiful, but something I liked was looking at it from the outside and seeing this old church sitting next to modern buildings. quite a sight.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This is so beautiful! If you have the opportunity to visit, DO IT! was amazing and the kids loved it. Very nice and peaceful. I could spend hours here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We toured St. Patrick's Cathedral - they only offer the tours a few times a month and you have to check the website to find out the dates. I recommend doing the tour because we learned SO MUCH MORE about the cathedral than we would have without the tour. I loved our tour guide - she was so knowledgeable. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Unfortunately for tourists this beautiful cathedral was undergoing renovations and/or cleanup, so a lot of the wonders inside were obscured. Nevertheless, the outside is beautiful and what you could see inside, was worth a quick trot around. So many angles from which to see this church, especially from around the Fifth Avenue and 51st Street aspect. Don't be put off... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

This is a truly breathtaking building....HOWEVER at the moment the interior is adorned with a rather large amount of scaffolding. If you can out off your visit for a couple of months then do so.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I really need to get back after renovation, but what I was able to check out from mass was impressive. I had to search internet for some history. I believe they do offer some tours, that did not work with our schedule, would check into that in the future.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The work to restore the stone to original beauty is amazing. This building alone testifies to the glory of God! Thank you!

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