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“MUST SEE THIS BEAUTIFUL BASILICA...” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Basilica of St. Josaphat

Basilica of St. Josaphat
2333 S 6th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215
+1 414-645-5623
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Ranked #1 of 76 Attractions in Milwaukee
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: The Basilica of St. Josaphat is a ministry of the Conventual Franciscans on the South Side of Milwaukee in Historic Lincoln Village. The Basilica is a Franciscan center for prayer and spirituality, inspiration and beauty. It is home to a vibrant Roman Catholic parish and remains a testament to the faith of the Polish immigrants that created it. We invite you to join us for a visit, a tour, for worship or in prayer.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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46 reviews 46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“MUST SEE THIS BEAUTIFUL BASILICA...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

This is a must see when visiting the Metro Milwaukee area. The Basilica is wonderfully beautiful inside and out. Recent addition of air conditioning will make year round visits comfortable for all. Basilica has a very rich history and located in a diverse neighborhood with easy access to nearby freeway. Artwork is splendid and breath taking each visit reveals more detail and beauty. Mass is traditional and welcoming.

If in Metro Milwaukee this Historic Basilica is an absolute must see!

Visited January 2013
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Nashotah, Wisconsin
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“Feels like I'm in Europe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The basilica is amazing! It truly feels like you're in one of the churches in Europe.
At nite, the stained glass windows are beautiful. We go to concerts there and the
sound is great.

Visited December 2012
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Lake Forest, Illinois
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“Beautifully maintained”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

A nice place to spend an afternoon. The Basilica is serene, beautiful and a wonderful place for contemplation.

Visited December 2012
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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18 attraction reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
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“Inspirational”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

This spectacularly beautiful church made us feel like we were traveling in Europe again. We attended the 8:00 a.m. Mass, then stayed around talking for about 10-15 minutes. About that time the choir started practicing for the next Mass service -- and their pure voices were such a joy to listen to.

Visited March 2013
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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“Jewel in the Desert”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

It is located on a suburb Milwaukee. It has beautiful interior design! The exterior is gorgeous. A must visit place when you go to Milwaukee.

Visited February 2013
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