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St. Cecilia's Cathedral

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Address: 701 North 40 Street, Omaha, NE 68131
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Description: Guided tours are available through this Spanish Renaissance-style...
Guided tours are available through this Spanish Renaissance-style cathedral, which contains stained-glass windows from the 16th century.
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Even though we're Protestants, we love visiting the wonderful Catholic Cathedrals! This one was no exception. We were fortunate to arrive as the organist started practicing... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Even though we're Protestants, we love visiting the wonderful Catholic Cathedrals! This one was no exception. We were fortunate to arrive as the organist started practicing, making our visit even better. This is one that will calm your soul.

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Holdrege, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I am Catholic so this cathedral jumps to the top of my list. I love the events they have in the cathedral such as 'Christmas at the Cathedral' and the flower show. The acoustics in this building (when full) are incredible. (Not so much when there are few people in the cathedral.) The building is gorgeous and the setting divine.

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Topeka, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

St. Cecilia's is a feast for the eyes. If you enjoy cathedrals, basilicas, or sacred buildings in general, this is definitely a place to stop in if you are in Omaha. The stained glass, arched ceilings, woodwork and marble are all just beautiful.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

If you're planning to attend Mass, you might be disappointed with the acoustics. But it is certainly worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

During a visit to Omaha, I was staying near the cathedral, so I walked there one morning to have a look and I was very impressed with the size of the building, the architecture, and how well taken care of it was. It was very impressive to see and to be inside it. It is beautifully decorated and painted, with... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Pick up a brochure that describes a little about the history and construction but then just find a place to sit and just take it all in. It is a beautiful space that can be enjoyed for its just historical and architectural value or one can appreciate it as holy ground and spend some time in worship If you get... More 

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We enjoyed the Cathedral. We were there for about 30 min. We were there with one other visitor and and an organ player. It is always exciting to find churches in the US that evoke ancient reverence. Take the time to stop by.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This is a beautiful cathedral that was restored about 15 years ago (I think). The organ is amazing and the director of music does it justice. The Our Lady of Nebraska chapel is gorgeous too.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I went to school at cathedral,its the biggest church in Omaha, might be Nebraska, I was baptized there...the school is closed and now a museum, the high school, there is still a grade school.the pews are still old style which I like, but the church is still very beautiful inside...sometimes it reminds me of the Sistine chapel...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Original fantastic décor and design. One of Omaha's first Catholic Churches. Rich strong history You will have a feeling of "belonging" when you visit the Cathedral.

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Address: 701 North 40 Street, Omaha, NE 68131
Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha

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