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The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

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This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque architecture.
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131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2026
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We visited this church and really loved the architecture of the building and the beautiful stained glass, and the gorgeous carvings on the chair at the alter. This is a magnificent building and furnishings. Well worth the time to see it.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very moving experience. Just as moving as the more ornate Cathedrals of Europe in that is simplicity soothes the Soul.

Thank MacWelch
Reviewed 3 days ago

The cathedral is the history of Santa Fe. Try to visit when the community is celebrating a holiday. Christmas' community sing is a must.

Thank Salina M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This beautiful cathedral was built by Archbishop Lamy in the 1870s to 1880s on the site of an earlier church that was destroyed in the Pueblo Revolt of 1680. The cathedral is beautiful and visitors to Santa Fe should make time for a visit. There...More

Thank nancykwilliams
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped here as we saw TA recommendations, so glad we did!! Charming in everyway, decor along with hospitality so authentic! We enjoyed the enchiladas and burritos along with iced coffee. Such a delightful place with great hospitality.

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This old and glorious cathedral is a beloved venue in Santa Fe. It is very near the famous "downtown" Plaza. Words cannot do it justice. It is a must see for the art .. statue of first indian saint, stained glass, soaring painted ceilings and...More

Thank Jacqui K
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi is beautiful. The grounds are beautiful as well. It was a peaceful and spiritual visit.

Thank Philip P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral was beautiful with amazing workmanship, but after the Loretto Chapel, this on seemed less elaborate. on the inside, but the outside and grounds were phenomenal.

Thank 1janebuchanan2
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been all over Europe and visited many churches and cathedrals. This was up to par with many of the worlds most beautiful. In addition to the church is the quaint Santa Fe setting. worth the trip

Thank OnceAGrappler
Reviewed 1 week ago

This holy adventure is a main attraction on the Santa Fe Plaza. The stained glass, the vast beautiful altar, and the holy feeling you get once inside. Visit the gift shop inside, and outside around the grounds. I was born in Santa Fe, and baptised...More

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Beverly S
December 10, 2016|
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Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
From Wikipedia- Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi (Santa Fe) History Founded 1714 (parish) Dedication St. Francis of Assisi Dedicated 1887 Architecture Status Cathedral/Parish Functional... More
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Anne G
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Char W | Reviewed this property |
Open for visitors all day to come and go, people also taking pictures. Some sections roped off but you can still see area.
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joephyl
July 25, 2015|
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I think I remember that they were in the back of the church in the garden.
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