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Basilica of Saint Lawrence

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97 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2852
+1 828-252-6042
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Went to Sunday mass while visiting Asheville. Is a beautiful church and comfortable. Music was... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Beautiful church

As a Roman Catholic, I enjoy visiting churches, especially historic Catholic churches. This one is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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97 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801-2852
+1 828-252-6042
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to Sunday mass while visiting Asheville. Is a beautiful church and comfortable. Music was lovely durning mass. The greeters were very very warm and friendly.

Thank Bonaire2015
Reviewed 6 days ago

As a Roman Catholic, I enjoy visiting churches, especially historic Catholic churches. This one is SO beautiful & peaceful.

Thank madamebucky
Reviewed 6 days ago

just go and walk around the basilica and be amazed at the ceiling and its beauty. Another tourist thing to do in ASheville.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saint Lawrence is a beautiful stop while you are in Asheville. The church is magnificent. Definitely take advantage of the tour after the Saturday vigil Mass.

Thank Gregory P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The term Basilica derives from the Greek term "Basiliké Stoà" - Royal House. Sanctioned by the pope basilica's are simply the elite of churches based on architecture, artistic worth and a few more values deemed important by the catholic church. St. Lawrence was a deacon...More

Thank Peter O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prepare to be blown away by the power of the architecture. It's not huge but the dome inside is spectacular ... and all the tile work. If you enjoy architecture - it is the same architect who designed Grand Central Station, Carnegie Hall, and Grants...More

Thank sluke22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling, we try and visit a local cathedral or basilica. Asheville's Basilica is very pretty, but not above average. The artwork is of that period, but similar to any cathedral not basilica. Again, average

Thank lani474
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to see this beautiful church before leaving Asheville the following morning so I braved the cold and snow flurries dragging my partner along with me. When we arrived they were just finishing up their 5pm mass which is celebrated in Spanish,being Hispanic myself I...More

1  Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church was near the bed and breakfast where we stayed, and is worth stopping in to see. The architecture is spanish is style and is simply breathtaking.

1  Thank Susan A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to 5pm Mass on Saturday. It was a nice Mass. They had a tour afterwards but we had reservations at a nearby restaurant and couldn't stay so walked around on our own after Mass for a few minutes. Parking is not so good...More

1  Thank Janet L
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Maureen K
August 24, 2017|
Response from LisaMilo | Reviewed this property |
We went in the afternoon. For specific hours I would suggest googling the site.
April 8, 2017|
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Response from Martha L | Reviewed this property |
Because the information on the website is vague I used the "contact us" information to email my questions on hours of operation. Received a prompt response.
August 20, 2016|
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Response from Jody S | Reviewed this property |
Sunday is listed as 9 am, noon and 5 pm in Spanish. We went to the Sunday noon mass.