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St. Louis Cathedral

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The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.
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615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday

This wonderful and beautiful church is framed by two museums that are must sees. Then talk a walk around the square and through the gardens. Then head over to cafe Du Mond for beignets and coffee.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tina H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The church was not as spectacular as I thought it would be, & the music was awful. I love pipe organs, but I felt like it could be the background to a Stephen King novel...my friends thought the same, with one of them commenting it...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Vicki L
Reviewed yesterday

This area is very pretty and full of history. it is a beautiful Cathedral. I never get tired of visiting it.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

St. Louis Cathedral was a must see on our visit. We were amazed by the size of the cathedral, the architecture, and the murals. A host explained a bit of history. It was gratifying to hear that St. Louis Cathedral hosts an active congregation. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BillM551
Reviewed yesterday

We stopped by on a Sunday afternoon stroll and couldn't get away, this cathedral was so beautiful inside and out. Well worth the time to just sit down and take in the beautiful interior.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ndgrandma2015
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the oldest cathedral in the United States. The stain glass windows and the paintings on the ceiling are beautirul. Take the time to go in and see it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank redoldsman
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful cathedral in New Orleans . Pay attention to the architecture and the murals on the ceiling. Be respectful.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Coming-n-Going0890
Reviewed 2 days ago

This iconic cathredral is what travellers arriving by boat would see. Since a visit to Jackson Square is a must, you should tour the cathedral for a few quiet moments, as long as mass is not going on.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It is quite big building facing Jackson square. It is New Orleans icon. The interior is pretty simple, Nothing fancy.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 173hanyg
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you happen to be walking in the area or taking photos stop into the cathedral for a visit. There is no admission fee. Well kept nice exterior and interior.

Date of experience: March 2019
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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
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Seaside757876
December 16, 2018|
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Response from AppleStud | Reviewed this property |
over an hour ahead of time....
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Response from Kenneth R | Reviewed this property |
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Nmoline13
October 15, 2017|
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Response from Jeanine N | Reviewed this property |
No not if visiting and looking around. If going to mass you should dress respectfully and appropriately as this is a house of Gid.
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