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Serene

Always visit here while in NYC. Light a candle for those gone before. Peaceful & serene. Well worth visiting.

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Kilmacolm, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Always visit here while in NYC. Light a candle for those gone before. Peaceful & serene. Well worth visiting.

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the attraction in New York city, ok is not Notre Dame in Paris or the sistine chapel in Italy, but it is a great art work you will enjoy, located in the nice upper Manhattan area, and enjoy touring New York .

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Kent, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped to see this after taking a walking tour of the east village and was impressed by the beauty of this church.

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Englewood, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The original St. Patrick's, this beautiful church is located in a neighborhood of brownstones and was the seat of the Catholic diocese 1808-1879. Wonderful vaulted ceiling, majestic main altar.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful cathedral on 5th street. Very peaceful and calming. Crowded but it was nice to sit down and watch people. Take lots of pictures.

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Denton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

This is a beautiful church. If you are a history buff, it is a must see. Our whole family went. It is breathe taking.

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Most do not know that the original St. Patrick's is this lovely church, hidden in a little neighborhood. Take a moment to find this beautiful church, which offers a much more intimate spiritual setting than does the big cathedral.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 12, 2016

Today, I stopped by Old St Patrick's Cathedral, the original seat of the Catholic bishop in New York City. The current structure is not the first; built in 1809, it burned down in the mid 1800s. For the Irish immigrant population of the 1800s, this building was a source of great pride and accomplishment. However, a segment of the population,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

My daughter and I attended mass on Sunday morning. We went to the "english speaking" service, but noticed they offer different language services at different times. Not being Catholic, we weren't sure what was happening or what they were saying (priest had a strong accent and then also sang in latin some). The cathedral was small (in comparison to other... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

Most people know of the newer St Patrick's Cathedral in midtown. This one is smaller and quieter, although currently undergoing some renovation. I wanted to make sure we took a look since this cathedral features in The Godfather.

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