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Cathedral of St. Paul

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Address: 239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1811
Phone Number: 651 228 1766
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This Classical Renaissance-style Cathedral dating back to 1915 features a...

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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Great location

This cathedral is located at the top of a hill with good view of downtown St. Paul. Very nice stained glass windows.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Grants Pass, Oregon
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Grants Pass, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This cathedral is located at the top of a hill with good view of downtown St. Paul. Very nice stained glass windows.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Cathedral is amazing! The statues, stained glass, artwork and the architecture were just amazing. We were there about 10am on a Tuesday and found easy parking on the street. The organ is immense, I would have loved to hear it played!

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Neshanic Station,NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This cathedral, at the appropriate scale for such a house of worship, is rather sparsely decorated compared to European older peers. Quietly walk around, adore the Saints. Find Kennedy's pulpit Leave some money for support. The view from the steps is great.

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San Diego, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited St. Paul for a wedding in September, 2016, and stayed at the Holiday Inn. Our room offered us a perfect view of the majestic Cathedral perched atop the hill's summit. We attended Mass there last Sunday and it was just lovely. The cantor sang some beautiful Gregorian chant, which was so unexpected and really soothing. The celebrant, Fr.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very beautifully built and the sound of the organ was incredible! No too big of a religious person but this place sings to the soul!

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It reminds me of the National Cathedral in Washington D.C., similar design, similar materials. This one is more powerful, no doubt. Magnificent stained glass and a huge organ, I wish I could hear it... The J.J. Hill House & Museum is across the street (separate review)

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This majestic, century-old cathedral features two wonderful, colorful stained glass windows, plus several other smaller ones. The altar is finely detailed. Sited on a hill, you have a fine view of the city and area. A small "museum" depicts the construction. The small gift shop was not open when we were there.

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Thank RetColAF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Self toured, wonderful old building. Enjoyed the many decorations and stained glass. Don't forget to visit basement for history lesson

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a good deal of my time in Europe taking in the beautiful Cathedrals of the cities there. This one is as good as those. The architecture and stained glass windows are beautiful. Did not have time to take the tour.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends took us to see this magnificent Cathedral, I have visited several here in the states and in Spain and this one is just as spectacular as any I've been in.

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