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“Far from amazing”

St. Patrick's Cathedral
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Owner description: Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Madison Avenue, with a seating capacity of 2,200, rose window reaching 26 feet across, pipe organ with more than 7,380 pipes and the graceful twin spires that reach 330 feet into the sky.
Reviewed May 13, 2013

The cathedral is currently full od scaffolding so I didn't see it at its best. Having visited many cathedrals in Europe I'm sorry to say that ,even without the work going on, this Cathedral is nothing to write home about. Poke your head in if you're in the area but don't bother going out of your way to go and visit it unless you're going to a service.

Thank davbratz
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

The cathedral is beautiful but currently under major remodeling work so there is scaffolding all over the place, both outside and inside. Part of the interior is not accessible due to this. Right before the 10:15 Mass there was a man outside playing the bagpipes which was nice to hear.

Thank dil345
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Reviewed May 7, 2013

If you are going to visit NYC and do not visit the St. Patrick's Cathedral, you are going to hell. I'm obviously just kidding but seriously you have to experience this place. It is unbelievably gorgeous. The architecture is amazing. The feeling you get while inside is indescribable.

***We just went on 5/3/2013 and it is under a major renovation. There is construction everywhere. However, it is still open.

You absolutely have to put this on your list of must dos on your NYC trip. There is nothing else like it. And there is no cost.

Thank Patrick P
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Feel the need to get out of the hustle and bustle for even just a few minutes - step inside - it's reverence, beauty and peace are worth the visit! What a beautiful cathedral! My husband and I were happy to attend Mass while visiting the city. Even with the current construction due to renovation, it was breathtaking.

Thank AmyBeCa
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Reviewed May 6, 2013

Unfortunately the Cathedral is under renovation so the students were not able to admire it in its full beauty, but the stained glass was simply gorgeous as the afternoon sun shone through! They could truly feel the greatness of this Cathedral despite the construction and scaffolding all around!

Thank ESGal
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