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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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Beautiful cathedral

Really lovely at night when it's lit up. I attended Sunday mass with a friend (I'm not religious) and enjoyed the beauty of the church and service.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Palmer, Alaska
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LIncoln
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Compared to European cathedrals this is modest, but it is the 4th largest in America. It's a good way to pick up on the history of the city. 1.5 hour long tour and it was not necessary for it to take that long.

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Palmer, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Really lovely at night when it's lit up. I attended Sunday mass with a friend (I'm not religious) and enjoyed the beauty of the church and service.

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Thank Katina S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

The cathedral was recommended to us as a place to visit on the area. Very glad we did. The building and design is amazing.

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Woodbury, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Here's another FREE beautiful spot to stop off on during a visit to St. Paul. When I am playing a tourist in my hometown, this is always on the list of stops. It's a beauty of a building, don't miss the Landmark downtown, eat lunch at Mickeys, and stop at Candyland for special treat. Perfect day!

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Thank dmhanse
Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

What can I say, I'm spoiled. I've seen the greatest churches in the world, in Europe, South America, and NewYork. While this is a nice church, I've seen many that are much better. For the area, it's amazing. It's got history and some impressive things to see both outside and in, including a statue that looks like Kevin Spacey. Do... More 

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Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very impressive building, the painting inside the Cathedral are beautiful and meaningful. Has great places to meditate, give thanks and to get peace. Great opportunity to listen beautiful music if you go to mass. Also you can learn about the construction and the remodeling that was done.

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Thank Lourdes L
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is my favorite Church in the Twincities! It is artfully beautiful and Spiritually reverent!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Lancashire England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This enormous cathedral is worth a visit. A vast space with dark stained glass windows and an impressive dome and altar. Peaceful and serene and a notable landmark sitting on a hill overlooking the city.

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Panama City, Panama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Beautiful like no other cathedral, it is most see attraction in Saint Paul. Located at downtown it is easy to find.

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Thank thehernandez
Roseville, Minnesota
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

As intended, the facade and the interior of the St Paul Cathedral of St Mary, designed in 1905 by French architect Louis Emmanual Masqueray, are both impressive and imposing. Its classic proportions are impeccable, stained glass windows stunning, and acoustics perfect. However, all of this beauty simply serves to mask the truth about what this building represents: "For decades, leaders... More 

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