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St. Louis Cathedral

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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
Phone Number: 504-525-9585
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The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active...

The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.

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One of the most gorgeous squared in America!

This truly is one of the most gorgeous squared and cathedrals I've seen in the USA. I didn't go inside the cathedral, but even just wandering the outside and seeing the square was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This truly is one of the most gorgeous squared and cathedrals I've seen in the USA. I didn't go inside the cathedral, but even just wandering the outside and seeing the square was very pretty and worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just to get out of the August heat, we decided to walk inside St. Louis Cathedral. It was very pretty inside and we were able to walk all around and see the beautiful ceiling. A nice place to cool off and take in the beauty of the church.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our family has an interest in visiting old churches whenever we travel and this cathedral did not disappoint. Its triple steeples overlook the green of Jackson Square and the architecture is beautiful. We enjoyed mass in the oldest cathedral in the United States.

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Wagarville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful...It is the center core of Jackson Square. Walk around and enjoy the beauty of this area. I never tire of it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't miss Jackson Square! If you are at Bourbon Street, you must visit this Beautiful Cathedral. Worth the walk...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our first destination in New Orleans. We came in to say our prayers first before wandering around. The inside of the church is nice and well maintained. I like its architectural design but not sure if this is the original design.

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Huntsville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We spent Christmas eve at the concert in this beautiful church....moving experience. Ended with carolling on the Square.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

So glad we were able to experience all the beauty of St Louis Cathedral this trip! The beauty around the Square is amazing. From the local artist to the performers and the evening comes to life with the psychics and tarot readers. Whether it's a stroll through the garden during the day or an evening walk around at night it's... More 

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Bastrop, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is gorgeous. If you're on the main drag this is a must stop! It doesn't take long and it's totally worth checking out. It's part of Nola history.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Breathtaking view from Jackson Square on Decatur Street. Inside the chapel is beautiful and there were several people at the altar praying. It would be better if they turned off the recorded Gregorian Chant.

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Staying in French Quarter

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.