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Cathedral of Saint Paul

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This Classical Renaissance-style Cathedral dating back to 1915 features a splendid interior of six chapels, imported marble columns, large statues of the four evangelists and beautiful rose windows.
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239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1811
+1 651-228-1766
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Reviewed yesterday

I have been there for concerts and events (I'm not Catholic, so I didn't go for mass).. It is beautiful and ornate, spacious and inviting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert4192
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Most beautiful church in the Midwest. Take the tour which is a great way to see all the chapels and hear the history.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank SPaul2019
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Cathedral of St.Paul is definitely worth a stop. One can go in the cathedral when it is open regardless of mass schedule or events such as weddings taking place. You can roam around and admire the gorgeous architecture and sculptures or sit in silence...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank PeacefulBeach4ever
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have made this an ongoing must see for my grandchildren. I use it as a way to introduce them to the great European cathedrals I wish to show them someday. The medieval mind of showing the scriptures in pictures for an illiterate public helps them...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ary2002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a frigid and blustery day, and stepping inside this gorgeous cathedral was the perfect solution. The artwork and stained glass are simply stunning and the historical information about the cathedral was fascinating. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rmcnamara2017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I am very fortunate to live in the Cathedral Hill community. It is a landmark of Saint Paul, MN and it brings in wonderful visitors all year long. Imagine walking inside and looking up to a majestic vision of beauty. They have tours available so...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DonnaCheryl
Reviewed 13 February 2019

Even this 7th gen Southern Baptist woman loved this service—and the space itself is unbelievably fabulous. My five successive generations of Baptist church-building Missionary Baptist preachers would have been awed—(but not envious, of course—but they’d understand I was and you will be)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mary Jane M
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Great church to walk around and browse. Architectural details both inside and outside of structure is amazing. Acoustics rough, but can be helped with such high ceilings.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank K4177TGshawnh
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

I visited it many times and any personal visits especially the religious people, we used to go to visit it

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Youannes T
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

We love the Cathedral. My husband was baptized there. His grandparents were the first couple married there. The recent renovation was wonderful. We attended a performance of Bach’s St. John Passion before Christmas. It was a top notch performance, but the acoustics in the Cathedral...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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7 October 2017|
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Response from 160beverlys | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking across the street.
12 January 2017|
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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Bill, Can't accurately answer but reckon if you contact the Archdiocese Office (Google it) they would be able to assist or advise you. Failing that contact the Local tourist office ? Just make sure you don't miss it... More