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“The most passionate Basilica 90 miles from Havana!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Saint Mary Star of the Sea

Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Ranked #7 of 160 things to do in Key West
Certificate of Excellence
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Key West, Florida
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73 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“The most passionate Basilica 90 miles from Havana!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

No matter what your religion the sanctuary is very spiritual! From the Historic Church and magnificent stained glass...to the ancient grotto that protects Key West from major Hurricanes .... the small spiritual retreat on the same property is open 24/7

Visited January 2013
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Nashville, Tennessee
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic Mass”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Attended 10:30 mass with a surprisingly large crowd. Great service, beautiful church, a very relaxed experience.

Visited January 2013
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63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I have to say it's amazing that key west has never been destroyed by the recent wacky weather events we've been having. On the trolley tour i learned that locals will pray to her here to protect the island! Must be working.

Visited July 2012
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Beautiful Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

This is a beautiful church. The mass at 10:30 must be popular because it was packed! Arrive early to grab a parking spot and visit the cute gift shop. The gift shop has a lovely variety of items. My boys had fun picking out prayer cards for their teachers! The doors in the church were all open and the breeze was awesome! This is a must visit!

Visited January 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Saint Mary's Church”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Quaint, small, intimate, perfect for a wedding, especially if you have ties to the sea. Visit the grotto.

Visited February 2012
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