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St Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

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Address: 1140 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011
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Beautiful Cathedral

The architecture of this basilica is amazing! It was built in 1895 and finished in 1901. There are 82 stained glass windows that adorn the cathedral. One of the Windows is 67 ft... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Cynthiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The architecture of this basilica is amazing! It was built in 1895 and finished in 1901. There are 82 stained glass windows that adorn the cathedral. One of the Windows is 67 ft. X 24 ft. And is one of the largest stained glass window in the world. There are also fourteen stations of Christ's passion and death reproduced in... More 

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Independence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

I am not an ultra religious person, but a visit to the Cathedral Basilica in Covington, KY is a must for lovers of history and architecture. The architecture is breathtaking, being a replica of Cathedral de Notre Dame in Paris, France. Sweeping French Gothic spires complete with gargoyles and beautiful stained glass windows. Even attended a mass here. The interior,... More 

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Centerville, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

This Basillica is truly beautiful. The artwork is simply amazing. Stages of the cross were done in thousands of pieces of ceramic tile. The statues and woodwork were gorgeous in their detail. There are very few churches in the US that have the artwork and beauty that this church holds. Don't miss this site in your visit to the Cincinnati... More 

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Thank ShawnandShar0n
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This isn't as majestic as the St. Louis Cathedral, but a beautiful religious and architectural place. Tour hours are restricted and not on weekends.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Inspiring vaulted ceilings, gorgeous stained-glass windows, impressive looking pipe organ (but no instrumental music during 7:30 Sunday Mass).

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Crossville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

beautiful place love the stained glass windows our son graduated from Cov. Latin and the service was held here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

From outside looks like Notre Dame at a smaller scale. It is a beautiful basilica, with nice stained windows. A walking tour is available and provides lots of interesting information.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Worth the visit. This beautiful basilica has one of the largest stain glass windows I have ever seen. It rivals churches in Europe with its architectural splendor. Must see if on the area.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Thought I was in Europe all the while we visited. Mass was very spiritual and we felt extremely welcomed as guests. Be sure to walk around after mass. Many hidden treasures that are not visible from the pews.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Wow, very beautiful stained glass art inside large basilica. Gothic Architecture a joy to witness. Walking tour available and information available at site.

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