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St. John's Cathedral

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beautiful church

we didn't have chance to walk inside the church, but from the external look, it's beautiful, and... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
ELKW
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beautiful cathedral building

Didn't get to go inside, but definitely a pretty view from a drive by outside. It's lit up nicely... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2016
Bernardo F
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New York City, New York
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

We were on a city tour and did not get to go inside the cathedral but the outside is spectacular! Love the cream city brick and details of the design.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful sacred space. The Stations of the Cross are breathtaking and the most beautiful Stations I have ever seen. The stain glass windows help you to enter into prayer and reflection. The Cross over the altar is a reason to visit this historic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

I had attended school nearby and went to Jazz in the Park across the street quite often in the past, but hadn't been inside the building in quite some time. Recently stopped in as we were in the area. It was pleasant, but I was...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

we didn't have chance to walk inside the church, but from the external look, it's beautiful, and there is a park nearby, we have lunch picnic at the park, and can view the church and take picture of it's outlook.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ELKW
Reviewed May 20, 2017

St. John's Cathedral is Milwaukee's Catholic Archdiocese. The church reminds me of entering a church in Rome. It was built in 1852 and all the skilled craftsmanship and beauty of that time is present in this magnificent church; built with cream city brick, towers, huge...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

As a Catholic, I love to visit the cathedrals of the Diocese/Archdiocese of every new city I visit. So, St. John's Cathedral it was. It's a beautiful structure. Though, I was surprised that it was the cathedral, because it is smaller than a lot of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 28, 2016

Didn't get to go inside, but definitely a pretty view from a drive by outside. It's lit up nicely and seems well maintained.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed September 12, 2016

I walked to see this one morning from my hotel and it is a lovely church from the 1800’s. I was able to see the main church while mass was going on in a smaller side chapel. There is a beautiful baptismal font with baptismal...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank L H
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

While in town for a family reunion, we attended mass at this spectacular cathedral. The priest and lay clergy were warm, humble and inviting. The cathedral was renovated not that long ago and included a marvelous iron sculpture of a crown of thorns which hovers...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed February 27, 2016

We were glad we stopped, but it really felt like stepping into an empty church. We really felt like we were intruding. Plus there was someone sleeping in the chairs. I'm glad we stopped, but would not have, had we realized.

Date of experience: February 2016
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