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The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

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Address: 131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2026
Phone Number: 505-982-5619
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This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque...

This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque architecture.

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Beautiful old Catholic church.

This is a stunningly beautiful old catholic church that has been well preserved and is well maintained. Pretty stained glass windows . Old alter well preserved .

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a stunningly beautiful old catholic church that has been well preserved and is well maintained. Pretty stained glass windows . Old alter well preserved .

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely church and great place to stop by and take photos. You may enter and take pictures of the beautiful art inside as well as light candles, pray or just enjoy the peacefulness this place provides.

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Wife and I went here thinking it was where the spiral stairs were. Happy that we made that mistake. The grounds were nice to just sit on a bench and look about at the building and the sculptures. Inside was ornate with its stained glass and its architecture. The only thing that I was uneasy about was being a tourist... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Located just off the Plaza just beautiful inside and out, gorgeous stained glass windows. Well maintained and preserved.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am not cathelic but it was still a special service. The whole service was so inclusive to out of towners and non-Cathelics. And it was baptism day too so extra special service.

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heath, texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Short visit to this large cathedral. Reminds me of many in Europe still an active church. Don't miss the garden with the stations of the cross

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Rocklin, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

One of the many churches we experienced in Northern NM. Much larger than I had imagined. Quite a complement to the Loretto Chapel up the street.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a wonderful Cathedral to visit! It started before we entered the building with the labyrinth outside. I appreciate the opportunity to see the inside of the church and had to leave fairly quickly because it closes early. Be sure to look around the exterior of the building for the prayer and fountain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We attended mass here on a day in September that ended a week long festival in the city. It was a high mass and the church was absolutely packed. The regional bishop and other dignitaries of the NM Catholic diocese were in attendance. A parade of local costumed native Americans playing music marched into the church before mass. Being from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi at 131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2026 is a must for visitors. Around Christmas there are free concerts by the Santa Fe Opera.

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