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Review of Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
4431 Lindell Blvd, at Newstead Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108 (Central West End)
+1 314-373-8242
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Ranked #2 of 319 things to do in Saint Louis
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Owner description: The Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, the superstructure of the Cathedral was built between 1907 and 1914. The Cathedral's 100th Anniversary is being celebrated in 2014. It is known for its' beautiful interior mosaics, which took nearly 80 years to create using more than 41 million pieces of glass tesserae. The Cathedral is known for having one of the largest mosaic collections in the Western Hemisphere.
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“So glad we stopped by...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

The ceilings are amazing. We weren't sure what to expect, as we were trying to visit St Louis on a budget and this was a free attraction, but we were both so happy we stopped by. Very beautiful! Definitely recommend!

Visited January 2011
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“AMAZING!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

Wasn't really sure that I wanted to spend time checking out a Basilica, but, boy, am I glad we did. It was just amazing - so beautiful and interesting. Our guide was so enthusiastic and generous showing us around and explaining the history of the Basilica. Highly recommended!

Visited December 2011
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“A Wonderful Majestic Lady”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

This is old world beauty. The tour we were given was very helpful. There is something to see in every nook and cranny.

Visited July 2011
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Gorgeous and a must see!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2011

Living in Saint Louis, I have been many times over the years. Its simply gorgeous with mosaics everywhere. There is a very nice giftshop/religious goods shop there as well. The tours are great and informative. If interested in churches or Catholic faith its a must see in STL!!!

Visited November 2011
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“Cathedral is compairable to churches in Europe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

I am not catholic but i like to go to this church at least once a year it is that wonderful of a church you must see ! Not far away is the botanical garden this is one of the best gardens in the United States it has a climatron so you can see plants year round see this too

Visited November 2011
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