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“Beautiful Old Cathedral” 4 of 5 stars
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Basilica Cathedral
40 Cathedral Pl., Saint Augustine, FL
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Lexington, South Carolina
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“Beautiful Old Cathedral”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

Very nice to visit old cathedral that has a lot of history. Beautifully ornate interior, friendly staff, very well maintained worship area. Free entry and well worth the time to see the beautiful stained glass windows.

Visited November 2013
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Carrollton, Texas
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“Absolutely Beautiful!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

This is a beautiful area of the city. I felt at home and at peace. A must see for anyone. I am especially partial to the Capilla de la Senora de La Leche. Very nice bookstore with helpful staff. I purchased some Quincienera books, Spanish language literature and Christian music CDs for a great price.

Visited September 2013
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cocoa fl
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“awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

You can tour this beautiful cathedral in St Augustine. It is amazing on the inside and out. No charge. They do have mass here so you cannot tour during those times. Go rather you are catholic or not it is a masterpiece. We went twice because it was so awesome. They do have a gift shop that opens at 10 A.M. decor is amazing as well. A must see.

Visited October 2013
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“Beautiful Cathedral”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

While visiting St Augustine we stopped by the Basilica Cathedral and enjoyed a brief tour as some maintenance was being conducted on the exterior. The interior certainly makes you feel quite small and insignificant and you will tend to whisper out of respect of your surroundings. We have visited cathedrals along the "Mission Trail" in San Antonio, TX and the St Augustine Cathedral will rival their best. A beautiful structure. Take some pictures from different angles.

Visited October 2013
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“A Wedding in the Oldest Catholic Church in America”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

We had a very pleasant experience at a Catholic wedding in the Cathedral. The priest was quite accommodating and made the marriage and engaging experience for all. Although limited parking made things a bit difficult, it was an interesting day in this bastion of Catholicism in the US.

Visited October 2013
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