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Cathedral of the Madeleine

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Reviewed October 16, 2018

Unfortunately we were unable to see the inside of the Cathedral due to time constraints......HOWEVER.....it is quite beautiful on the outside......they do not build them like this anymore !!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

The exterior and interior are both well worth a visit. The interior was beautiful and filled with exquisite stained glass windows. The interior decor was amazing with columns and light fixtures.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

This Historical Chapel is amazing. Even if you are not Catholic, you can appreciate the craftsmanship of the construction. The wood work is amazing and the sculptures are beautiful. Defiantly a place to visit whether you live here or just visiting.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Alley B
Reviewed September 28, 2018

This is a beautiful Cathedral. It's not ornate and gaudy like some cathedrals I have visited. It has a simplicity and reverence about it. The murals and stained glass are really amazing. It's worth taking a hour to visit and pray, whether or not you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

Visited this church in early September. I accidentally gatecrashed a wedding actually :-/ It's a historic monument and is primarily frequented by the Latin American populace.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

We were so thrilled to find this cathedral open for us to visit during the week, mid afternoon. If you love old churches, stained glass and beautiful architecture, you'll be delighted!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

We stopped by mid-day and parked in the lot behind the church. Very large and pretty stained glass windows. I was disappointed when I tried to light a votive candle. Not candles lite in the church and the lighters did not work.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Spiketon
Reviewed September 16, 2018

This is a beautiful complex with stunning architecture and gardens in addition to the museums and tours. Must visit destination.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on the Trolley tour. Breaking church with beautiful stained glass windows. It was a short visit, but would like to go back and attend a mass.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Hil311
Reviewed September 3, 2018

On Sundays at 3pm they have a Mass in Spanish. They have bathrooms downstairs in case you have an emergency. The Cathedral is beautiful inside and outside; you have to see it. And if you're Catholic, you'll love the Mass.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Jeannine W
February 8, 2018|
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Response from Desteffani | Reviewed this property |
As per Jan/2018 I haven't seen any inside.
August 31, 2015|
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Response from ManyConferences | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we were sight seeing and had a drop off from the hop on/off bus
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Singapore, Singapore
Attractions in a day (7 Replies)
Hi, we will be arriving in SLC around noon and spending the night there before departing the next morning. We intend to visit the Salt Lake Temple and Cathedral of the Madeleine (feel free to provide more suggestions). Will it be advisable to stay nearer to the city center (e.g. walking distance to Courthouse station), or stay further away (cheaper alternative, e.g. Paxton Avenue) and drive around as we would have a car with us. Thanks!
May 24, 2014|
Response fromTumbleweedandCactus|
Good info so far. If you have a car, also consider a visit up to Park City - just 40 minutes from downtown. I would suggest looking at downtown lodging. What are you finding on Paxton Ave.? Don't know that I would recommend that area. Have fun.
San Francisco
For Petshow (19 Replies)
The forum closed your thread because this is a travel website and not for info about relocation, buying real estate, etc. Now that we've established that you are coming ON VACATION to Salt Lake because you are CONSIDERING moving in, we can get down to business. Salt Lake is pretty diverse, contrary to many people's image. If you're living downtown (you didn't say exactly where), you'll see different ethnic groups and social classes. You'll even seen street people. Of course, you won't...More
July 14, 2007|
Response fromPetshow|
thank you. I am looking forward to my "visit". Petsow
Boston, Massachusetts
Brief stay--and on Sunday at that (4 Replies)
I've been to SLC myself many times, however my husband has never been. The last time I went, Sundays were a very SLOW day in the city...nothing opens or if it does, it opens late. My husband and I are travelling to Yellowstone, arriving in SLC on a Saturday around 2PM....and we'll take off north on Monday AM. That gives us one full day in SLC...Sunday. I figured, Saturday late in the day, I'd do the southern/eastern-most route. Take him to Park City/Provo....through the canyon. Then...More
July 27, 2005|
Response fromchazcrew|
I would suggest looking around Salt Lake on Saturday when more things are open. If you want to see the Tabernacle Choir broadcast on Sunday morning, you will need to go to the Conference Center instead of the Tabernacle, because the Tabernacle is being renovated. I don't know if that will conflict with your church services or not. You might find it enjoyable though, and the conference center is ENORMOUS inside, so it's kind of cool to see. If you do your park city/provo drive on Sunday,...More