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San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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Address: 115 Main Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: (210) 227-1297
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Description: This cathedral was built in 1873 to replace the original founded more than...
This cathedral was built in 1873 to replace the original founded more than one hundred years earlier.
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This was a surprise, our hotel room faced the cathedral. At night was a splendid light show which we watched from our balcony which displayed the saga of San Antonio off the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Yuma, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This was a surprise, our hotel room faced the cathedral. At night was a splendid light show which we watched from our balcony which displayed the saga of San Antonio off the façade of the cathedral. We walked to see the cathedral up close, not knowing that the remains of Travis, Bowie and Crockett are entombed inside the front door.

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Boerne, Texas, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Still one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in Texas that is used for weekly services. While not part of the famous missions group, it is still worth going to.

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San Marcos, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We did not realize when we hopped off the bus that our exploration of San Fernando De Bexar would intersect with a Wedding! Nor could anyone have prepared us for the outstanding Art event taking place that evening---the light and lazer show was a highlight of the trip!

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Schertz, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This beautiful and historic old Cathedral is located near downtown. Beautiful light show displayed on its facade at night. A must see for those visiting downtown San Antonio and a peaceful place to attend Mass if you are Catholic.

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durham, nc
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A beautiful, historical cathedral well worth the visit. We walked to it one morning and then returned that night for the sound and light show. Definitely not to be missed! On Tuesday, Friday and Saturday nights. The remains of Travis, Bowie and Crockett are here, too.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Catholic Church built by the original settlers of San Antonio de Bexar, from the Canary Islands. Architecture is stunning. Located downtown SA.

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Every time I go to the San Fernando Cathedral, I feel the history and making of San Antonio all around me. It is a "must see" place, even if you are not Catholic.

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Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful Catholic Cathedral in downtown San Antonio. Still an active Parish with a gift shop/bookstore and a restaurant. Parking on street is nearby but does require payment

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Sterling Heights, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We were not able to tour the inside of the cathedral but we did attend the evening laser presentation. On certain evenings at certain times there is a laser light show on the front of the cathedral that goes through the history of the area. Check listings for days and times and be sure to put this on your agenda.... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I had already planned to visit the cathedral, but what I found once I got there was more than I had expected. Approaching the cathedral, my husband and I heard music playing. We were very pleased to see a high school band had made a stop at the cathedral to play music there. We enjoyed listening to them play. It... More 

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Address: Address: 115 Main Plaza, San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone Number: (210) 227-1297
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  San Antonio>  > Downtown

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