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St. Louis Cathedral

Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116 (French Quarter)
Phone Number: 504-525-9585
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Ranked #6 of 192 Attractions in New Orleans
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Owner description: The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously...
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.
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Reno, Nevada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

A nice quiet stop in a hectic place. The interior is breathtaking. For church goers, Mass is said regularly, so it is a great place to do that.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

In the midst of the bustling, boisterous French Quarter, there stands one of the most iconic buildings of the city, the St. Louis Cathedral. It is beautiful, with colorful statuary and fabulous stained glass. The paintings on the ceiling are lovely and often missed as you look around the rest of the sanctuary. Don't forget to look UP.

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Brantford, Canada
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed Sunday Mass at the St.Louis Cathedral. The architecture of this building is stunning. The frescas on the ceiling, the pipe organ, the altar all beautiful works of art.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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63 reviews 63 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Very beautiful, with knowledgeable docents to answer your questions and talk about the cathedral. Located right on Jackson Square, it is tempting to skip this if you are focused on food and shopping; but take a few minutes and enjoy the beauty and history.

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Calgary, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

We went to mass at 7:30 on a weekday morning for the 1/2 hour mass it was a great way to start the day. What a spectacular Bascilia

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

This cathedral is a must-see. You do not have to be Catholic to appreciate the stained glass beauty and structural architecture of this incredible building. The serenity that surrounds you from the moment you enter the cathedral is soul-warming regardless of your religious practices.

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Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Beautiful church! Enjoyed mass - priest had a very good homily. Brochures that explained all the art in the cathedral were very helpful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best Cathedral's we have ever seen, just outstanding. Just time your visit around masses or weddings.

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Milpitas, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Stopped by to light a candle for my Mom. During the week it is easy to view...on the weekend it's crazy busy. Easier to see without crowds

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Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

We attended 11:00 mass the Sunday we were in town and their music was incredible. The choir was so talented and the pipe organ and drums vibrated the walls. As we sat inside we wondered how much of the music was heard from out in the square. The church is lovely inside and the eye is drawn to all the... More 

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