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Cathedral of Saint Paul

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A beautiful Cathedral!

I am very fortunate to live in the Cathedral Hill community. It is a landmark of Saint Paul, MN... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
DonnaCheryl
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Just go one Sunday

Even this 7th gen Southern Baptist woman loved this service—and the space itself is unbelievably... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary Jane M
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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This Classical Renaissance-style Cathedral dating back to 1915 features a splendid interior of six chapels, imported marble columns, large statues of the four evangelists and beautiful rose windows.
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239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1811
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I am very fortunate to live in the Cathedral Hill community. It is a landmark of Saint Paul, MN and it brings in wonderful visitors all year long. Imagine walking inside and looking up to a majestic vision of beauty. They have tours available so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DonnaCheryl
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even this 7th gen Southern Baptist woman loved this service—and the space itself is unbelievably fabulous. My five successive generations of Baptist church-building Missionary Baptist preachers would have been awed—(but not envious, of course—but they’d understand I was and you will be)

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great church to walk around and browse. Architectural details both inside and outside of structure is amazing. Acoustics rough, but can be helped with such high ceilings.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited it many times and any personal visits especially the religious people, we used to go to visit it

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the Cathedral. My husband was baptized there. His grandparents were the first couple married there. The recent renovation was wonderful. We attended a performance of Bach’s St. John Passion before Christmas. It was a top notch performance, but the acoustics in the Cathedral...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank thorsmom12
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I live in the St. Paul area. We've been to the cathedral 2x so far. There's sooooooo much spectacular art. Special note: You can pick up lunch nearby at the St. Paul School or at any of the fantastic eateries on Grand...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful landmarks in St Paul. Every time I drive down 94 I marvel at its glory. My parents got married here in 1963. It is beautiful both inside and out, and definitely a beauty to behold.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful built to inspire, and awe. A nice for a visit of an hour or so I enjoyed lighting a votive candle for an old friend.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LoupD16
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My son and I took a 'staycation' visit to the Cathedral and participated in one of the tours. Amazing history, beautiful building! My son was also confirmed here and it was an amazing mass.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank dbroich
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic architecture, beautiful bulding. Well worth visiting, suitable for all ages. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: January 2019
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535kathleenr
October 6, 2017|
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Response from 160beverlys | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking across the street.
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January 11, 2017|
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Sorry Bill, Can't accurately answer but reckon if you contact the Archdiocese Office (Google it) they would be able to assist or advise you. Failing that contact the Local tourist office ? Just make sure you don't miss it... More
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Cathedral of Learning Hours (3 Replies)
Hi. I'm going to be in Pittsburgh Feb 18-20. I know this building is on campus but I can't find what the hours are for visiting this place. And can you do it by yourself or does have to be part of an organized tour from a staff member there?
February 16, 2012|
Response frombk_t1|
There was some information posted on their Things to Do page; I didn't read all the reviews: tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g53449-d29…
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July 29, 2012|
Response fromdee2673|
There is no reason to do the Staten Island Ferry if you are actually doing the Statue of LIberty, unless you want to go to Staten Island Your first full day is ok. FULL but if you are that kind of travelers, and you start early, it will work Bike rental is not the best way to see the Park as bikes are not allowed in the best parts. You'll see more just walking through. I could spend all day in the Met but again, if you aren't going to spend a lot of time in the museums, I suppose this...More