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Cathedral of St John the Evangelist

515 Cathedral St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6701
+1 337-232-1322
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Guided tour of the cathedral

We had a guide tour of St. John's Cathedral. The guide was very interesting and knew her history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lafayette, Louisiana
nice building with lots of natural light. interesting history.

The cathedral and its history are worth a stop and don't forget to visit the cemetery behind the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Philadelphia, United States
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This quasi-Romanesque brick cathedral in Lafayette is worth a look.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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515 Cathedral St, Lafayette, LA 70501-6701
+1 337-232-1322
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a guide tour of St. John's Cathedral. The guide was very interesting and knew her history and facts of the cathedral. I brought a group of fifth graders a few years ago. Super tour!!!

Thank Paek2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral and its history are worth a stop and don't forget to visit the cemetery behind the cathedral, typical.

Thank francoisv808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cathedral was very beautiful. The priest was a very good homilist. The congregation very friendly.

Thank Rudimiester
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Our cathedral is one to see when you are visiting Lafayette! From the beautiful architecture to the wonderful acoustics, you will definitely feel a peaceful presence inside. There is also a Museum/Gift Shop on the grounds. Be sure to take time to see the St....More

1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful well maintained church. If you are in Lafayette you will want to be sure and at least drive by!

Thank LeeAnn M
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Very beautiful and ornate. Impressive but peaceful as well. We enjoyed our visit, it was an oasis of calm.

Thank KokoLB
Reviewed 18 June 2017

The church is about 100 years old and quite large. The stained glass windows in the church show events in the the life of St. John the Evangelist. It is on the National Register of Historic Properties.

Thank LindaRae55
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

The setting of this Cathedral is stunning. The massive aged oak tree to the right of the church is worth the visit alone. The tree is dated at around 500 years old. You have to see this treat to believe that!!! The inside of the...More

Thank Seagull90
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is a beautiful cathedral church with amazing large and old cypress trees you really want to take the time to see this on your trip.

Thank Allison L
Reviewed 11 June 2017

The outside of the cathedral was gorgeous. We were not able to go inside because they were having a High Funeral Mass, We were able to see the Cemetary and the gigantic Live Oak tree that is 500 yrs old. It was Awesome. We will...More

Thank Marsha L
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