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“Light a candle for a dearly departed” 5 of 5 stars
Review of St. Patrick's Cathedral

St. Patrick's Cathedral
460 Madison Avenue, New York City, NY 10022
212-753-2261
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Ranked #106 of 858 Attractions in New York City
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Owner description: Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Madison Avenue, with a seating capacity of 2,200, rose window reaching 26 feet across, pipe organ with more than 7,380 pipes and the graceful twin spires that reach 330 feet into the sky.
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“Light a candle for a dearly departed”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2012

It's a very beautiful place. But its most important function is an oasis of prayer in mid-town.

Visited January 2012
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“Christmas Mass”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

we were there for the christmas mass in spanish at 4pm , I fell lucky to be able to be there on that day at that time. The Church is beautiful inside and out.
Thank you !

Visited December 2011
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“Very Nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

The most beautiful churches I have ever seen were in Italy. That being said, this is one of the most beautiful churches I have been to in the United States. If you are in New York City and have extra time on your hands it’s a great place to visit.

Visited December 2011
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“Wow-a must see!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

You will be so amazed with the character and inside of this church is beautiful! Must See!!

Visited December 2011
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“Good to see if it is in your way”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2012

I don't think it is worth a special trip but drop by if it is in your way. The church is big and has lots of stained glass. No question it is a part of New York. However, it is not much different than or more spectacular, say, similar sized churches in England.

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