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Old St. Patrick's Church

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Address: 724 Camp St, At Girod, New Orleans, LA
Phone Number: +1 504-525-4413
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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A National Historic Landmark, Old St. Patrick's Church is one of only two...

A National Historic Landmark, Old St. Patrick's Church is one of only two early landmarks of distinction left in Lafayette Square, the other being Gallier Hall. Irish immigrants built the Gothic-style church in 1840 to rival the French St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square.

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Cool little beautiful church

We were walking to the WWII museum from The French Quarter on St. Charles st and saw this little gem and decided to come in. We were in luck! It's a beautiful quaint little church... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Alex M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were walking to the WWII museum from The French Quarter on St. Charles st and saw this little gem and decided to come in. We were in luck! It's a beautiful quaint little church with an awesome organ. Would recommend stoping in if you're walking by.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Mass on Sunday at St. Patrick's in New Orleans. Very happy to be able to attend mass while visiting New Orleans.

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Weekly morning mass is short and to the point. The inside of this church is amazingly beautiful. So is the outside. I felt very welcome.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

If you're into old churches, this one is worth a walk by just to see it's beauty. They've kept it up pretty well and it looks great.

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Madison, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

St. Patrick's Church is a wonderful place to celebrate Mass when visiting New Orleans. It is a beautiful old church that welcomes visitors and parishioners on a daily basis.

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Bowling Green KY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is a beautiful church and a quick stop in for a glimpse is well worth. The Windows, paintings, close look at the altar but to really appreciate make sure you pick up a brochure to understand the significance of this church and Irish heritage versus the Cathedral and the French.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

I enjoyed this Church more than St Louis Cathedral. So much to see - the altar, the organ, the doors, the stain glass windows above the altar, ... , just everywhere you look. Definitely worth coming to see this. It is not too far from the Ogden & the WW2 Museums.

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Chandler, AZ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016

The church is a great example of church art and construction in the late 19th century. The stained glass windows take a while to view and the high ceilings were neat to view. If one is a church history buff, take the time to visit this church.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2016

We sure love our churches in New Orleans. This particular church is my favorite to go for holidays and feast days. When they have their Christmas concert, go. Fantastic.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

There is a lot of history in the church its beautiful and well maintained. do not travel in this area alone especially at night.

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