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St. Augustine Cathedral

192 S. Stone Ave., Tucson, AZ 85701
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Ranked #42 of 177 Attractions in Tucson
Type: Religious Sites
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Fair Play, South Carolina
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70 reviews 70 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Right in downtown Tucson is this majestic cathedral. Stunning architecture and worth the stop to look and admire.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

St Augustine Cathedral is a beautiful, old landmark Catholic church in downtown Tucson. The main cathedral has three alters, gorgeous stained glass windows and wood bench seating. The entire vestibule of the church is painted with a life-size mural of different figures prominent in the Catholic church (eg. Mother Teresa). And, it contains a couple of life-size statues. There is... More

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Atascadero, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Wow what a find. This place is a landmark example on a wonderful church, the murals in the interior and the stained glass make this place inspiring and worthy of a stop to see and pray a bit if you want. The Sunday schedule even has a service with mariachis on one time slot. too Cool. The beauty and art... More

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I have been to Tucson a handful of times however never been able to attend mass until this weekend. The cathedral has a very beautiful interior decor, we especially loved the rendition of Our Lady of Guadalupe and the choir area mural of Jesus. We are member's of the Basilica in Minneapolis and love our church but this Cathedral is... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This is a beautiful cathedral with a lot of history. I loved the outside and inside, there are a lot of beautiful architectural details. It is also very majestic during the Holidays!

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Tucson, Arizona
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Once a year the University of Arizona music department puts on a Christmas concert. Featured are many different choirs and orchestras from throughout the state . The cathedral is packed for this event. It used to be you could just walk in, but now you need reservations and it's easy to see why. It is a first class concert. I... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

The Cathedral is ornate outside but especially inside. The long nave floor is pitched toward the altar so that everyone can see better. It seats over 1,200 people. We did not allow enough time to look at the stone work or the murals or stain glass in detail. I suggest reading about the church before you visit in order to... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I visited the beautiful cathedral in November to see the beautiful Christmas decorations in preparations for the birth of Christ. It is always a majestic sight to see. The church is packed with worshippers during the Christmas season. Full of festive atmophere.

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Mirabel, Qc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Nice photo opp. The exterior is beautiful and well maintained. Parkings just across the street from the Cathedral are good choices for visiting downtown Tucson.

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Pearce, Arizona
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

One of the prettier Cathedrals I've been to. Love the SW look to it. Worth a visit if you need to attend mass or just want to see a lovely church.

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