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Cathedral of St. Paul

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Address: 239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1811
Phone Number: +1 651-228-1766
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This Classical Renaissance-style Cathedral dating back to 1915 features a...

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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This is a majestic, historical building that anyone visiting St. Paul should take the time to visit. Call the rectory for tour times, or just walk in and look around.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Eagan, Minnesota, United States
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Eagan, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a majestic, historical building that anyone visiting St. Paul should take the time to visit. Call the rectory for tour times, or just walk in and look around.

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Orchard Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Cathedral of St. Paul on a recent trip to Minneapolis/St. Paul. The church is absolutely beautiful and rivals many churches that I have seen in Europe. The building is over 300 feet tall and seats over 3000 people.

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Zimmerman, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very interesting tour - the architecture for the year it was built was unbelievable. We walked there from the Excel center and was a nice walk

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful architecture! Old world type. Worth the visit. Unless you are attending the service, I would plan the visit any other time but Sunday AM as they do not allow visitors to disturb the service.

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Oakdale, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Such a beautiful Catholic church. It is very large & there is a lot of history as well. If you've never seen it - it is well worth the trip.

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Falcon Heights, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This magnificent building was designed by the French architect Emmanuel Louis Masqueray after his success as the chief designer of the St. Louis World's Fair 1904. He is also credited with a number of other churches in the Twin Cities but this one, built in the classic École des Beaux Arts style, is the most significant. The cathedral is built... More 

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We came by the church on a rainy Saturday afternoon. This church takes up the skyline, begging you to come visit. Once inside, we were left breathless. You could spent hours, if not days, soaking up all of the details that went into this church. Truly grateful to have had the experience. I'm not religious, but I love catholic art... More 

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Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was with a group of 20 people there to so this cathedral. This cathedral is very beautiful. Highly reccommended

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North End, saint paul
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

needed a little time to myself after my mom passed and I stopped in and forgot about the beauty quiet peace and love. The history and beauty is unbelievable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Went during week==very few people=natural light so dim in places==worthy visit== walked all around ==the alcoves along the side==alters dedicated to saints=and went to basement and saw small scale of Cathedral done in Legos=history of Cathedral in pictures along wall in basement as there was not anyone around to ask questions=a self guided visit=main alter gorgeous==and check out stately homes... More 

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