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Located in the midst of downtown Los Angeles, only the second cathdral to be built in a US city in the past 50 year, the structure has been compared to Notre Dame in its magnificense.
555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2707
+1 213-680-5200
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting example of modern Church atmosphere. Some parts are very nice, others miss the mark. Don't miss the mausoleum downstairs.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PilgrimFlyer
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here several times to visit, to attend meetings and to experience concerts. The interior of the main chapel is beautiful and the acoustics are very good. I like its modernness in contrast to the historically ornate churches elsewhere. I am not Catholic but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anyonebutme
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good combination of the modern and the classic. It is spiritually uplifting.. There is a great pipe organ, as well as stained glass. This is one of the few built in the United States in the last 50 years, It is in the heart...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AZ1912
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Cathedral and were impressed by its openness. I also liked the fact that, even though it was VERY open, the sound quality was excellent.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank giwpriestap
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just a great place to visit and experice a quiet peaceful space. Don't have to be Catholic, just be respectful. I have attended mass here several times and it's great. They have parking.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank liketotravel619
Reviewed 13 January 2019

There are so many cool old cathedrals in the world. Its a shame LA dd not just copy one of those. Its fine. Reverent, clean all those good things you want in a church. Just no inspiring architecture.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MoccasinMike
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I took my friens from Iowa downtown to see the Disney Center. We went ot Mass at the Catthedral because so many cars were going into their parking. Turns out, it was a Chinese New Year Mass! What an experience!! The music, the Pomp, the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank malibumaven
Reviewed 19 November 2018

Been to cathedrals in Europe, and this distinctly American cathedral is bland and sterile by comparison. Impressive in stature, this building is an "echo chamber" on the inside due to high ceilings and imported Italian stone used throughout. Solomon's Temple in Israel would have paled...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Very modern Catholic church in downtown Los Angeles. When I think of Cathedrals, I picture old historic churches in my mind. The Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels is not what I pictured. Still, it is beautiful. Recommend dropping by if you are in downtown...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 16 November 2018

I like visiting churches. This one is very different than most Catholic churches. Very interesting architecture and a nice sound. Stay for a service if you have time and listen to the music.

Date of experience: November 2018
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24 December 2017|
Response from Michel G | Reviewed this property |
If it were me, I would get there by 10 p.m. Yes, I know that is a two hour wait but they usually have a choir singing Christmas carols. I think the parking is free in the parking garage. Of course, I'm a bit conservative and... More
27 July 2017|
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Response from KuriousKat2 | Reviewed this property |
I was dropped off.