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Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

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Address: 2 South Claiborne Street, Mobile, AL 36602
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+1 251-434-1565

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Absolutely worth the visit

Even if you're not Catholic this structure is worth seeing just for the architecture and interior artwork. We visited this on a rainy cold day and had our breath taken away when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Rancho Mirage, California

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us visited this church and had a guided tour. Very nice and interesting. The stained glass is beautiful as is the whole church.

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Rancho Mirage, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you're not Catholic this structure is worth seeing just for the architecture and interior artwork. We visited this on a rainy cold day and had our breath taken away when we entered. Be sure to descend the circular stairway at the left side that takes you down to the vaults of previous priests. The stained glass windows are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In this big small town of Mobile, this architectural beauty is a must see. Of course you SHOULD have quiet reverance while visiting and since it is free, drop a few dollars into the donation box. They have done a great job of maintaining its features.

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Mobile, AL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very beautiful Catholic cathedral in downtown Mobile and worth just walking in the door to view the beauty. I'm not Catholic (I'm Episcopal), but when I was a little girl, I wanted to be married in this beautiful church. Partial dream come true - I married a Catholic there without a full Mass so I got the... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved walking through this magnificent church with layers of gorgeous artwork throughout depicting scenes of Christ. Our teens enjoyed the church as well. Well worth the time to stop in and enjoy the beauty of this well preserved place.

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Waterford, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful interior. The colors in the stained glass are gorgeous. The only issue was they were waxing the floor so we couldn't get in the middle aisle.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Intricate details on the architectural design in every corner. Very serene and peaceful place to meditate, reflect, and relax.

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LaGrange, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed visiting the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception! Beautiful stained glass, art work, and architecture!

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Boulder, CO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

This is a beautiful place to visit - particularly when visiting Mobile. It has a very distinguished designed, simple but most powerful.

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Tampa, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful, peaceful cathedral -- well worth the visit. Be sure to take the stairs down to the crypt chapel.

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