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Basilica Cathedral

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Address: 40 Cathedral Pl, Saint Augustine, FL 32084-4417
Phone Number: +1-904-824-2806
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A Catholic/History Lover's Visit Spot

This Church is gorgeous and is the oldest church to hold a mass in The United States. The attention to detail in the windows and walls is a must see. They have a gift shop for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This Church is gorgeous and is the oldest church to hold a mass in The United States. The attention to detail in the windows and walls is a must see. They have a gift shop for religion pieces. Note: the doors stay closed and the mass aka service times are posted on them. If it is not time for a... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is beautiful and you will be overwhelmed as soon as you enter!! The ceiling beams and all are great....but then look at the knave and everything else...oh my! This is a must visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very pretty! The altar is beautiful! This is a very peaceful place of worship with a rich history...

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Winter Haven, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful experience taking in such divine design Take a moment out of your busy tour and sit a spell

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Shelby Township
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I come from England and have visited many very old and beautiful churches. Basilica Cathedral is way up on the top of my list as joining them. There is something about how Basilica as soon as you walk through the door that gives you an almost calming feeling. I am so glad that I made the choice to stop and... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not Catholic, Episcopalian or Presbyterian...but I do enjoy seeing old and beautiful churches. Newer churches are much more plain and sedate which is kind of sad but I get it---fanciness doesn't equal sincerity. Since we were in St. Augustine, I figured "hey, we should see this Cathedral while we're here". There is the Trinity Episcopalian church which looks beautiful... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We often take for granted the most beautiful things that are just down the road. So it has been for many years with the Basilica. We see it every time on a weekend in St Augustine, but it hadn't come to mind as a place to get into, especially for a regular Mass celebration. So, I did get down there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole Church is light and airy and simply beautiful. The altar is gorgeous. The outside garden is also very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to many Cathedrals. This one why somewhat small has a unique spanish influence due to the time period it came about. Well worth a visit. Wonderful pipe organ. Fill w/ history.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A historic church with an ornate interior. Love the inside of the church reminds me of our old basilica in Cebu, Philippines. they have beautiful stained glass windows. I particularly like the big bowl of the holy water. It's a must place to visit.

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