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“So much more than just a church!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Saint Mary Star of the Sea

Saint Mary Star of the Sea
1010 Windsor Ln, Key West, Key West, FL 33040
+1 305-294-1018
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Ranked #6 of 144 things to do in Key West
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Annville, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“So much more than just a church!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

Enjoyed daily mass, perptual adoration in the chapel, the outdoor walking rosary and stations, and the gift shop.

Visited January 2013
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Syracuse, New York
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Peaceful place; well kept grounds”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

When in Key West it is nice to take a break from the ordinary. You don't have to be particularly religious to visit this church and grounds. Take time to stroll back to the grotto taking in the landscape. The church has stained glass windows and offers candles to light. Just a peaceful solitude away from hustle of Key West.

Visited January 2013
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Key West, Florida
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21 reviews
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“The most passionate Basilica 90 miles from Havana!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

No matter what your religion the sanctuary is very spiritual! From the Historic Church and magnificent stained glass...to the ancient grotto that protects Key West from major Hurricanes .... the small spiritual retreat on the same property is open 24/7

Visited January 2013
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Nashville, Tennessee
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic Mass”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Attended 10:30 mass with a surprisingly large crowd. Great service, beautiful church, a very relaxed experience.

Visited January 2013
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55 reviews
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“interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I have to say it's amazing that key west has never been destroyed by the recent wacky weather events we've been having. On the trolley tour i learned that locals will pray to her here to protect the island! Must be working.

Visited July 2012
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