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Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph

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80 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2303
+1 408-283-8100
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The Cathedral Basilica of San Jose is downtown; this presents a parking problem, unless you are... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2015
Murrieta, California
Beautiful church with many seating areas.

Seems like it was refurbished lately and the walls and ceiling are beautiful and the seating very... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2015
Sacramento, California
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Built in 1876, this church serves the oldest parish in San Jose.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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80 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2303
+1 408-283-8100
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Reviewed October 18, 2015

The Cathedral Basilica of San Jose is downtown; this presents a parking problem, unless you are fortunate enough to grab an open spot in front of the Basilica. There is a gift shop located next door to the church and a homeless outreach center. This...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2015

Seems like it was refurbished lately and the walls and ceiling are beautiful and the seating very well organized for people to be albe to see the altar.

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Reviewed September 20, 2015

I got married in this cathedral in downtown San Jose CA It was a tremendously beautiful setting, I was moved by the Spanish influence that is true to this area Whenever my husband and I visit San Jose we make a quick stop in just...More

1  Thank scdreno
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Beautiful Church, lovely mass and Italian statues carved on wood by hand are impressive. Is a place to be and feel God in your heart.

1  Thank Leticia G
Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

If you're visiting San Jose, and you're into churches, go see this one as it's one of the most beautiful in town. (The others, in my mind, being Five Wounds Portuguese National Parish and the Mission in nearby Santa Clara). It has the traditional charms...More

Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Nice very unique cathedral , is round instead of rectangular like other Churches, peaceful and with a cozy small store with many interesting thing with affordable prices, and the lady and gentleman attending were very nice and helpful

Thank genovevae4
Reviewed August 13, 2015

I like going to this church. Besides the parking being bad that is the only bad thing about the area. I like the building structure. I like the service and there is plenty of seat.

1  Thank Len Len T
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

When I heard that it is the cathedral of the city I expected to see something like the ones in Europe! Finally it is a nice round church not a very big one! Unfortunately I have nothing more to write about it

Reviewed August 3, 2015

This cathedral was completely and meticulously renovated a number of years ago and is a real gem in its art and architecture. It is a very large space, though, and unfortunately, it produces a bit of an echo that they haven't been able to fix,...More

Thank Al S
Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Nice clean church....more of a modern feel. There some homeless people around outside, but they didn't bother me at all.

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Damilola E
March 26, 2015|
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Response from JohnWong56 | Reviewed this property |
I visited the church in the morning around 8 am during the weekdays and they have no services so was able to walk about freely. It is wise to check the church website for mass schedule to avoid the crowd. FYI there is... More