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St. Patrick's Old Cathedral

263 Mulberry St, New York City, NY 10012 (Manhattan)
+1 212 226 8075
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Ranked #174 of 859 Attractions in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Makati, Philippines
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335 reviews 335 reviews
127 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Aside from its institutional presence and great architectural design, I attended a mass here and it was very inspiring. The priest gave a wonderful homily and the choir sang beautifully.

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Winston-Salem, NC
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My wife and I visited Old St Patrick's Cathedral in Little Italy during our recent trip to NYC. It is a beautiful, somewhat small cathedral church with much of the old Irish influence in the main altar. Obviously predates the later Italian inhabitants of the area. If in the area, it is worth a brief visit. A good place for... More

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Dallas, Texas
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91 reviews 91 reviews
62 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

went to the one at 5th avenue and it was still under renovation so much of it was blocked by the pillars and construction stuff.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It's a smaller cathedral just north of Little Italy. I don't remember that much about it except that there wasn't any air conditioning and it was a hot day. As long as people in a cathedral worship the One true God then it is a beautiful cathedral.

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Indialantic, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Tucked away in Little Italy and worth the search. Gorgeous church with amazing history. Definitely worth the visit and peacefully quiet prayer space

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Jersey Shore
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69 reviews 69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Although renovations have been going on for a few years now, you must stop to visit this landmark Cathedral. Its peaceful, historic & just breathtaking. Do yourself a favor and when in NYC go in say a pray for all of us and light a candle!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

St. Patricks is not to be missed. However, when we were there, it was under construction, so it was a bit of a distraction. But don't let that stop you from visiting. There is still lots of beauty shining through all that scaffolding.

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Winter Park, FL
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

When I visited in July 2013, the Cathedral had just begun an extensive restoration project. Security in the building said the project would take roughly 3 years to complete. At the time, there was scaffolding being raised all over the inside - but it didn't detract from the absolutely STUNNING architecture. I HIGHLY recommend a visit to this Cathedral, if... More

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Nepean, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

A beautiful church with much to see. I brought my Mom to NYC and her favorite part of the trip as a faithful 83 year old Catholic was to be able to attend Mass and receive the Eucharist at this church. Mass times seem to be all morning long, and ushers ensure that visitors are respectful of this.

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USA
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12 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

My third Christmas visiting and having noon mass. Much more work going on than in years past, and if feels though they're rounding the corner on all the work. One she's completed, I'm sure she'll be as magnificent as ever. One simply cannot leave without feeling peace.

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