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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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San Jose, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

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
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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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148 reviews 148 reviews
85 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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54 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
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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23 attraction reviews
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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Arlington, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Don't overlook this gem, and please consider donating if you like what you see / hear. I was there and heard an organ recital and was stunned by the incredible acoustics...and the beautiful stained glass, too.

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Seattle, Washington
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Definitely visit when the children are giving concerts. The Opera Concerts bring in Utah Opera people and they are wonderful. The children singing along with them have angel voices and the setting sets the stage. Proud parents fill the pews so you must come early to get a seat. During the holidays the concerts are beautiful. A wonderful set of... More

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Darlington, England, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
21 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Wonderful mass at this beautiful cathedral. The choir was outstanding and the mass suitably reverent. You can take guided tours but, at the end of the service, I enjoyed just walking around looking at the wonderful building while listening to the superb post Due on the organ.

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