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St. Francis Cathedral

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Address: Cathedral Place at San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501
Phone Number: 505/982-5619
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: City walk sightseeing, Leisure education
Description: This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful...
This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque architecture.
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It was hard to discern from authentic and replicas, but the brochure made that clear. It was pretty and the history is always interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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St. Louis, Missouri
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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is the cathedral in Santa Fe. Unfortunately it did not seem to hold anything special for the average tourist.

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St. Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

It was hard to discern from authentic and replicas, but the brochure made that clear. It was pretty and the history is always interesting.

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Montana Rose
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 335 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Appropriate for St Francis, who would not have wanted anything fancy. Lovely setting in a special city. It's a simple church yet peaceful and spiritual. It pales in comparison to any cathedral in Europe though.

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Alberta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I visited early morning so it was quiet and calm, walked the labyrinth in the front courtyard. Lovely sculptures. A beautiful, peaceful place both inside and out and well worth a quiet, contemplative walk through.

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Istanbul
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This cathedral is bright and colorful. The gardens are nice, too. It is worth a visit. Entrance is free.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a really beautiful cathedral that has been fairly recently restored. The meditation garden is beautiful. it seems to be a very active church, not just a museum. Everyone was very gracious.

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Finksburg, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a very beautiful church in the historic section of Santa Fe. It was built in the Romanesque style. It was built at the site of the original Adobe church, actually around it. To look at you wouldn't realize that the spires were never completed due to a lack of funding. Inside it's beautifully decorated. The stained glass depicts... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and ornate church. There are some statues outside of the church and inside the church, there are a lot of details, such as pictures/paintings of saints, stained glass windows and altar. I would recommend anyone to visit this beautiful church.

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Quite the historical cathedral. Interesting history and beautiful interior. Gift shop is quite lovely also, selling hand made candles and holy water from Lourdes.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Beautiful and so worth seeing. Always love going into Cathedrals because of the peaceful surroundings.

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