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Cathedral of St. Paul

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Address: 239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1811
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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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Absolutely stunning

I went to Mass on Saturday evening and then explored for another 40 minutes or so. It is magnificent! There is an on-line tour that will help you appreciate all of the... read more

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

I went to Mass on Saturday evening and then explored for another 40 minutes or so. It is magnificent! There is an on-line tour that will help you appreciate all of the details...wether you watch it before, during, or after your exploration.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great stop when giving guests a tour of St Paul It is very similar to a lot of the great cathedrals of Europe.

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Dixon, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This tour was self guided. We did find a brochure when we were ready to leave that gave the option of using headphones and an app on your phone - disappointed we didn't find that option until we were leaving. A better way to display that information would have been appreciated!

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Thank nancylee54
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful cathedral! We wandered in there after visiting the James J. Hill House and we were glad we did! It knocked our socks off.

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Thank cbarnyt
Minocqua, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place to sit with your thoughts but the online guided tour that you can listen to through the website is not great. I wish I had taken a group tour instead, they are on Thursdays starting at 1pm.

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waiting for the March for Science to start, we walked into the Cathedral while a service was in process; the priests were serving communion. The big pipe organ provided music and then the choir started singing and you'd have to believe angels really do sing...........BEAUTIFUL music. Architecturally stunning and many elements of St. Peters in Rome are apparent.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 485 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cathedral is an architectural surprise and marvel in an otherwise relatively sparse area for fine architecture. The church rivals minneapolis's cathedral and wins-no contest-in my book.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent two hours on a Saturday afternoon studying the details, the meaning, and the architectural and spiritual impact of this lovely place of worship. I sat still in the center of the pews and marveled at the level of detail in every direction.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the seat of the Saint Paul & Minneapolis archdiocese. The main body of the church is wonderful. The altar area is breathtaking with the canopy. And there are 7 little chapels behind the sanctuary dedicated to people of the various countries who have settled in this area.

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Wisconsin, United States
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking! A must stop if you are in the area or just passing through. Just being there was peaceful, and seeing being able to see the architecture of the building left me speechless. My kids (7 &9) enjoyed it, and were amazed by the beauty too.

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