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Unexpectedly great

We visited because we saw a photo and assumed it was a large church to tour. We’re we wrong... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom P
New City, New York
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Great architecture

Very nice, great and amazing architecture. As a guy from Europe, I was really surprised to see it... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
Ostrava, Czech Republic
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650 N Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1214
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited because we saw a photo and assumed it was a large church to tour. We’re we wrong! Scottish Rite is an affiliated group with the Masons. The building is spectacular and gorgeous. It has stunning carved wood, plaster decorations and stained glass windows....More

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Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Very nice, great and amazing architecture. As a guy from Europe, I was really surprised to see it in US. Near new buildings it looks very interesting. I recommend.

Thank Petrs70
Reviewed June 14, 2018

OK, let's get this straight, Yes it is a beautiful building, I was intrigued by it when I saw the cathedral and Religious site etc.. on the tourist map of Indy. Point One: It is Not a Cathedral as Such Point Two: It is officially...More

1  Thank TheScotsman61
Reviewed May 20, 2018

The architectural design is beautiful. Parts of it remind me on a smaller scale of the National Cathedral in DC. It was closed the day we went, and would have been nice to tour the inside.

Thank FromSea2ShiningC
Reviewed April 14, 2018

I was here for a service. Not sure if the public can see everything I did. In any case, see whatever you can. Unbelievable woodwork, stone work. I was in awe just being inside.

Thank john b
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I Walked along cultural trail from the central to get here. Unfortunately it was closed but the building is nicely built and you can Marvel at the architecture from the outsides. It’s also near the Central Library, Indiana War Memorial, Veterans Memorial Plaza and the...More

Thank AKAshon
Reviewed February 19, 2018

My review is about to inform first time visitors in order not to be disappointed as we did. After visiting the splendid War Memorial we walked to this great looking Gothic style Cathedral?? Or whatever it is?? It looked really nice from outside and was...More

3  Thank B1714D
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

This building is a must visit in Indianapolis if someone is involved with the Masonic fraternity or not. The building is one of the most beautiful displays of craftsmanship that is almost impossible to replicate today. I’d highly recommend taking a tour.

2  Thank VOLSatty
Reviewed January 3, 2018

We were here for a ballet performance. This is a beautiful building. Well worth touring. Great architecture.

Thank Calliope1014
Reviewed November 5, 2017

This is not really a cathedral at all per se. There's no church/altar etc in here, so don't expect one (as I did, ha!). It's a meeting place for those of the Masonic rite. And oh is it grand beyond words! Roger was our tour...More

1  Thank lynne p
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June 3, 2017|
Response from TravelKnitter | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen anyone with a stroller but I think you would be able to get around with one...you go downstairs but that should not be a problem. I would check with them first - give them a call but I really don't see... More
May 2, 2017|
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Response from DJF5800 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with taking the tour. We went inside and they were willing to give us a tour right then and there!
April 2, 2017|
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Response from mburbank2016 | Reviewed this property |
Agree ... 1.5 to 2 hours is a good time-frame. Enjoy.