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Well preserved inside and out. Easy parking. Handicapped accessible. Wonderful architecture . Every... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2019
Upstate, NY
Absolutely gorgeous Church!

I had a day in Albany unexpectedly, so I took Uber downtown from my hotel, and really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed June 14, 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

Well preserved inside and out. Easy parking. Handicapped accessible. Wonderful architecture . Every religion should visit (not only Catholics)

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 14, 2019

I had a day in Albany unexpectedly, so I took Uber downtown from my hotel, and really enjoyed walking around experiencing this very cool historic city. The Cathedral was the capstone of my visit, such a pretty and serene church! I really enjoyed taking photos...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

Attended a beautiful wedding here and loved the 19th century architecture! Gorgeous building and stained glass windows!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 25, 2019

We did a self-guided tour of the cathedral on Saturday, May 25, 2019. The interior of the church is very striking and the height of the vaulted ceilings reminds us of the European cathedrals (Koln, Cologne, Strausbourg) that we have visited in the past. The...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 9, 2019

Not the most imposing of "cathedrals" that I have seen, but nonetheless it is truly beautiful. The most striking element of this church is the magnificent stations of the cross.The most beautiful that I have ever seen.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Huskies74
Reviewed March 19, 2019

We popped into the Cathedral one day before taking in an exhibit at the NYS Museum and were surprised at the beauty and grandeur of the Cathedral--akin to anything we've ever seen in Europe

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

This High Victorian church is visible, as intended, from right across Albany. It stands alone amongst acres of concrete architecture - a survivor of America's habit of demolishing old, or even relatively modern buildings with little care for heritage. It is a proper cathedral of...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

This cathedral was built in the mid ninetieth century by Irish immigrants. It survived the construction of the Empire State Plaza, when some 40 blocks of downtown were razed. The building is lined with stone, has two very large steeples and a beautiful interior. Parking...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank jer b
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Stations of the cross in large statues along the perimeter, stain glass windows. I would have liked more written info related to statuary , glass and history. clean public restrooms

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Vintagebydesign
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Best to Google the Cathedral website and go when they have guided tours for all the info about the history and art. Park in the State lot behind the Cathedral, free after 2pm M-F, free on weekends.

Date of experience: August 2017
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