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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2707
+1 213-680-5200
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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.
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555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2707
Downtown
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"modern architecture"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I always try to visit a cathedral when traveling and I was unsure about this one; very different than the historical experience the older cathedrals offer. The service was beautiful and the music very powerful. We also spent time downstairs in the Mausoleum which was...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is an impressive place. We attended the Spanish language Sunday mass on Mother's Day when we were there, and it was spiritually uplifting. All mothers received a flower after the homily. From an engineering magazine I had read that the cathedral is supported on...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this cathedral during my trip to Los Angeles back in July 2010. I was really blown away by it. It is quite massive!!! Even though the outside looks a little modern the inside is quite nice. I loved the beauty of tapestries and...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a rather un-extraordinary facade, and doesn't exactly stand out in the landscape of the northern downtown LA area. Parking is in the garage below ($10). There is a very large courtyard between the parking garage and the cathedral. Above the garage is the...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Well this is not a cathedral this is a great exemple how architecture can change our point of views. So nice inside, so perfect and great in all areas. Great!

Thank Jorge R
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We walked to the Cathedral from the Millenium Biltmore down Grand Avenue on Easter Morning. It was a very pleasant walk, past The Broad and The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). The Cathedral is impressive and worth a short visit on any day, but on...More

Thank David W
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Reviewed 31 March 2018

An amazing modern Cathedral! I have seen many cathedrals in Europe but this modern Cathedral was a surprise both inside and outside. We went on a guided tour - very informative

Thank Gail D
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I think this whole thing is poured concrete with a pink tinge and it's massive but feels homey. The tapestries are fabulous. There are a couple of old items on display. And the mausoleum is interesting. Parking is expensive, I wonder if it benefits the...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Even if visitors were not catholic (like me) the place is worth visiting to watch the "frescos" (mural paintings in the style of Michelangelo's Sixtine Chapel in Rome) depicting historical moments of religion through the centuries.

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Reviewed 27 February 2018

The Cathedral is kind of isolated being squeezed on the north by the Hollywood Freeway and the south by the Los Angeles Civic Center. It is a temple of peace and solitude in the middle of busyness. The Cathedral is a little imposing as a...More

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rpaflores
24 December 2017|
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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
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