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Cathedral of the Madeline

331 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
801 328 8941
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Indian Hills, Colorado
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140 reviews 140 reviews
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

My traveling friend saw this in the city guide and asked me to take her there. As far as I am concerned, this beats the Temple by far. Somehow, they have automated the pipe organ to play throuout the day. I loved hearing the Heavenly music playing in an old sanctuary. It was like being in the very presence of... More

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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

Like the Tabernacle, the Cathedral is not to be missed no matter what your belief system. The decor is 1920's and the architecture a marvel. You can't help but be impressed with the artwork, all from local artists of the time.

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Grand Blanc, Mi
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

We visited the building during the day and enjoyed looking around so much that we returned that night and attended mass. It is a wonderful building and only a couple of blocks from Temple Square. Well worth the visit.

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San Jose, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Over a century old, and just a few blocks from temple square. The building is traditionally ornate... lots to see inside and out. Caught a Sunday 6PM mass. Beautiful and well done. This church has real and loud bells. They chimed before the Mass began and also chimed on the quarter hours.

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Chicago, Illinois
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Saturday Mass in a beautiful setting at the Cathedral provided an opportunity for a devout experience. The outstanding beauty of the Cathedral was humbling, and the welcoming nature of the community and the pastor made this visitor feel welcome, while allowing for peaceful worship.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Beautiful architecture. If you have a day or half in Salt Lake City, do visit the cathedral along with Salt Lake Temple which is in the vicinity.

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Price, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The architecture in this church is amazing and is a must see. You can walk right in and marvel at it's beauty.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It is a very nice building with a lot of detail put into it. See it before temple square, because it doesn't hold a candle to it. Worth seeing though.

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wilds of New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

If you get "all-Mormoned-out," this place can provide the antidote. Just down the street from Temple Square, this is a beautiful cathedral. The outside seems Gothic, complete with gargoyles. The inside features some artistic surprises in its brightly-colored columns, and a series of stylized Stations of the Cross paintings with nature themes. Well worth a visit.

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Longview, Texas, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This cathedral is breath taking inside and out. The stained glass windows are amazing. The frescos are beautiful. The arched ceilings are awesome. While I was there, the organist was practicing and filled the cathedral with the most heavenly music. This is a "must see" in Salt Lake City.

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