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Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

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Address: 89 Ridge St, Newark, NJ 07104-1029
Phone Number: +1 973-484-4600
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Beautiful cathedral in Newark

Thought we would do something different in this NJ trip. Visited cathedrals and discovered this beautiful Sacred Heart Cathedral - 5th largest cathedral in North America. Very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Burnaby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Thought we would do something different in this NJ trip. Visited cathedrals and discovered this beautiful Sacred Heart Cathedral - 5th largest cathedral in North America. Very solemn place and quite timely that the Holy Door was still open. Magnificent facade, altar and overall architecture. Check out the Blessed Sacrament and say a little prayer. Make sure to also visit... More 

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Nj
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This cathedral is a historical landmark and one of the most beautiful churches I have been to. Even if you are not interested in attending a mass it is worth going to marvel at the architecture and detail.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

It is a great church, nice stained glass, big Gothic interior and exterior expected more from a cathedral in Europe that one in USA. Nice mass on Sundays. Take care where you park and not to be alone the area is not very secure.

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Majestic, Grandiose on par with the best in Europe and the best part is that is here in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

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Nutley, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Even more beautiful than Saint Patrick in NYC. Beautiful rose window and other stained glass. Stay for noon mass on Sunday and listen to the choir. They are great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Such a beautiful and holy place. Been here many times to attend Red Mass in September and for wedding ceremonies.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

I took a friend to the Cathedral recently because he had never been here and is a Catholic. I was so impressed by the size and beauty. I am not Catholic but I was very impressed.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This historic cathedral is as beautiful as it was when it was built. You will adore this structure inside and out. Look in every nook,ceilings, floors, Windows..each inch designed perfectly. If you go during a holiday season, the altars are draped with thousands of plants.You can feel the spirit when you enter this holy building. Be careful. The neighborhood is... More 

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Newark, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

If you want to enter for religious or spiritual reasons, or want to capture the great architectural features of the Cathedral, it has many different features to choose from.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016

My wife and I had the pleasure to attend Sunday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, New Jersey. It is an absolutely beautiful place to visit and worship. There is also a lovely park with beautiful gardens located across the street.

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