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St. Patrick's Cathedral

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Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Madison Avenue, with a seating capacity of 2,200, rose window reaching 26 feet across, pipe organ with more than 7,380 pipes and the graceful twin spires that reach 330 feet into the sky.
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460 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6863
Midtown
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+1 212-753-2261
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Looking similar on the inside architecture to many European cathedrals, St. Patrick’s is notable for the lack of centuries of character(patina or grime). It is bright and clean on the inside. Even if you don’t go to attending mass, it is probably worthwhile to stop...More

Thank Marco W
Reviewed 2 days ago

New Yorkers has great, tall, large, beautiful things, but I see no soul on them. As an hamburger. Looks good, but doesn't taste that good.

Thank aldbelma
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This cathedral is almost beyond words , it is so beautiful. The craftsmanship is world class. Stone cutters, carpenters, tile setters, stained glass window glazers all did fantastic work. I have attached a few pictures to allow you to get a feel for the beauty...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing to say that has not already been said. A wonderful church and a must-visit place- no matter what religion you are.

Thank luchyswanwick_10
Reviewed 3 days ago

This Roman Catholic Cathedral in the heart of Fifth Avenue, virtually opposite the Rockefeller Centre is a beautiful example of neo-Gothic architecture similar to much older churches in Europe.

Thank Betula103
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped by the church to light candles and say prayers. We unexpectedly arrived during a church service so we were able to participate in the prayers. Very special place in the heart fo Manhattan!

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was our second favorite thing to see on our trip to NYC! It will amaze you! Don’t forget to walk all the way to the front and behind... secret chapel in the back!

Thank hcappetta
Reviewed 4 days ago

The church was a splendor to behold. It was reminiscent of churches (although not as old) as some that we visited in Europe. It was very busy with all sorts of people visiting and taking in the wonder of the lovely church.

Thank Traveler2214
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is a beautiful site, that gives you such peace just walking through , great architecture both inside and outside. Worth the trip.

Thank Nickafer
Reviewed 5 days ago

I had been to New York on a number of occasions before I went to St. Patrick’s Cathedral and did not know what I was missing. The windows are beautiful and you have a moment to stop and reflect. I was able to light a...More

Thank kateatlanta
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
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like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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nicolenorwood21
July 14, 2018|
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Response from takemeawayanytime |
The Cathedral is open 6:30 am to 8:45 pm
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Molly D
June 3, 2018|
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Response from Paul M | Reviewed this property |
Best bet for both is 10:15 am Mass on Sunday, usually celebrated by Cardinal Dolan.
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Elizabeth G
April 16, 2018|
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Response from seanworc | Reviewed this property |
i believe that there is a check place. Security is tight. Your bags will be checked prior to entering. Sign of the times.
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