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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

4431 Lindell Blvd, at Newstead Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108-2403
+1 314-373-8242
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Arch and mosaic -work of art

As a literal layman in cathedral building/painting/art, this cathedral won its peculiarity due to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
lelantos0717
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Bethesda, Maryland
One of top 5 US Cathedrals

Living in Europe and having seen all the major Cathedrals on the old continent it's pretty hard to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
B1714D
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Belgrade, Serbia
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The Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, the superstructure of the Cathedral was built between 1907 and 1914. The Cathedral's 100th Anniversary is being celebrated in 2014. It is known for its' beautiful interior mosaics, which took nearly 80 years to create using more than 41 million pieces of glass tesserae. The Cathedral is known for having one of the largest mosaic collections in the Western Hemisphere.
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4431 Lindell Blvd, at Newstead Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108-2403
Central West End
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As a literal layman in cathedral building/painting/art, this cathedral won its peculiarity due to the amazing art inside on its arch and ceiling. Group tour is available although we didn't take it.

Thank lelantos0717
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in Europe and having seen all the major Cathedrals on the old continent it's pretty hard to impress me with one. I like travelling to US, and been all over it for many times, but Cathedrals are not why I'm coming there. This one...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No matter your religious views and affiliations .. this is well worth a visit. It's free but of course they will accept donations. Go when they are not having a service, mass or wedding. They were very friendly and willing to give lots of history...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was so amazing I started crying. And I am not that type person! It was wonderful!! We went in the afternoon which really is the best time. I am not catholic but still loved it!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by this Basilica while visiting St. Louis and were stunned by the craftsmanship. There is so much beauty, you don’t know where to look first. We parked for free in the street. There is no admission cost. A mosaic museum is situated in...More

Thank Noelle H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A true gem of art, architecture and religion in St Louis. It rivals some of the cathedrals we have visited in Europe. Don’t miss this marvel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a service, for the Choir, for the organ and brass; Your bones can feel the sanctity of this awesome space. Perfect acoustics in artisan workmanship. A must to experience again.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we were recently in St. Louis my wife and I walked to the Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis. It's a beautiful building both outside and inside. A nice, quiet, peaceful place in the middle of the hustle and bustle of the city. We were...More

Thank PT1102
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had not heard about this attraction until we were told about it by our host at our BnB because we were going to the Zoo and Delmar Loop. In short - it is incredible. I know a lot of people get jaded about cathedrals...More

Thank Kayemm
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful church. The decorations in the church are entirely out of mosaic tiles. No paint in thei church. The docent was very helpful giving information about the history, construction and showing us detailswe would have missed.

Thank CinAndy
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12 November 2017|
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Response from Cathedral Basil... o | Property representative |
Correct! About one hour.
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Response from Cathedral Basil... o | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Docent led tours (guided) take approximately 1 hour.
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