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“Beautiful basilica”

Basilica of Saint Lawrence
Ranked #4 of 194 things to do in Asheville
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Reviewed November 24, 2013

The architecture and total beauty of this church is very worthwhile to see. So glad we took the time to visit.

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Reviewed November 18, 2013

If you like churches and appreciate craftsmanship that goes into them, you will love seeing this church. Obviously well loved. Free and well worth walking through.

Thank barbara G
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Reviewed November 17, 2013

This is a really cool experience...only 56 Basilicas in the US and this one is one of the oldest. We did not do a tour but wish we had. The lobby has nice brochures that explains things though.

Thank Airstrip1
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Reviewed November 17, 2013

Work of famous architect Rafael Guastavino (who participated in numerous monuments, including the Biltmore House), this catholic church is small in size but grand in details. The walk to the church will take you to the limit of downtown, and you will need to be careful with crossing roads (traffic lights are confusing to both drivers and pedestrians.) Once inside, you’ll forget that you are within a city center: quiet and containing beautiful glass works, the church is rapidly visited but worth the stop. Of course, you can also choose to not only visit, but enjoy the sanctuary for a longer period.

Thank DJinNashville
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Reviewed November 12, 2013

Tours can be scheduled or you may print your own self-guided tour brochure from the website. Tour is free. Mass service is wonderful under the domed roof designed and built by the same architech who did some of the ceilings in the Builtmore Estate. http://www.saintlawrencebasilica.org/TourtheBasilica.html

Thank youngarmywife
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