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“Amazing!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedral of St. Paul

Cathedral of St. Paul
239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102
651 228 1766
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Ranked #3 of 120 things to do in Saint Paul
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: This Classical Renaissance-style Cathedral dating back to 1915 features a splendid interior of six chapels, imported marble columns, large statues of the four evangelists and beautiful rose windows.
Blaine, Minnesota
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“Amazing!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

This is an amazing structure, and everyone should go in at least once to see it. There are different alcoves and quiet places to spend some time praying and thinking whether you are Catholic or not. Make sure to look up into the center Dome area and take in all the details. It's a nice experience.

Visited October 2012
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“You will want to pray here even if you don't believe in God”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

Beautiful architecture and interior decor. One of the most beautiful churches in the US. It reminds me of the old churches in Europe.

Visited February 2013
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Minneapolis
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“Breathtaking cathedral - must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

A beautiful religious and architectural site, the arches, paintings, colored marble columns, and statues are incredible and should not be missed! Plus, close to Grand Avenue for shopping and dining!

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“Large cathedral”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

This cathedral is as large as some Italian duomos. The decorations are wonderful. My favorite part of this church is the 'take home' holy water faucet!
I believe there are tours you can take of this cathedral. I walked around on my own.
The exterior is beautiful at night.
The church interior was under renovations when I visited in Feb. 2013.

Visited February 2013
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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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“Wow, an incredible space”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This is well worth seeing inside. The space is huge and apparently in a constant state of repairing and caring. It is beautiful! It's full of architectural interest and has many altars. Unfortunately half the sermon was about the latest fund drive.

Visited February 2013
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