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Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph

80 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2303
+1 408-283-8100
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Attend mass, walk around, show up during afternoon hours when docents are available to talk about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Schaumburg, Illinois
Beautiful church in downtown SJ

If you are down town take a peak into this beautiful restored church; close to the metro and down... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roseville, California
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Built in 1876, this church serves the oldest parish in San Jose.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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80 S Market St, San Jose, CA 95113-2303
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attend mass, walk around, show up during afternoon hours when docents are available to talk about the place... just go in, whatever your inclinations! Very enjoyable place to visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are down town take a peak into this beautiful restored church; close to the metro and down town hotels.

Thank drastler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was able to go to the midnight Christmas Mass here. Get here early like I did because it will be standing room only on a Holy day. The Cathedral is both historic and majestic. The sound system was excellent and the singing was nice....More

Thank Nate C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're Catholic and ever travel from or to someplace on a Sunday, you've likely faced the challenge of finding a Mass timed right for your journey. So it's nice to know that an easy to find church, which also happens to be a visit-worthy...More

Thank Joan B
Reviewed 30 November 2017

the wedding was in this beautiful cathedral, it hurts that it was raining very hard and we could not enjoy its surroundings

Thank luca562017
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Nice Basilica that was open late for a choral recital. Acoustics were excellent and could see the singers.

Thank joepaulsenngoro2
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I'm not a religious person at all, but this is a beautiful building! The architecture is amazing. I went here for a Christmas event, and the music was very well put together. Definitely worth visiting!

Thank Z L
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph is a beautiful church well worth the time to visit. Give yourself a break from the hectic life to enjoy an oasis in the heart of San Jose.

1  Thank MonkGonzo
Reviewed 8 August 2017

If you're in the neighborhood, this lovely church is worth a visit. It has beautiful stained glass windows and its unique shape gives it an intimate feeling.

2  Thank Sonia F
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I've performed in many concerts here over the years, and attended a few. Otherwise, I suppose if you're interested in Roman Catholicism, it is worth a visit.

Thank DarthAnonymous
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Damilola E
27 March 2015|
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Response from JohnWong56 | Reviewed this property |
I visited the church in the morning around 8 am during the weekdays and they have no services so was able to walk about freely. It is wise to check the church website for mass schedule to avoid the crowd. FYI there is... More