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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Went for the noon Mass on Sunday. Confessions were available an hour beforehand and there was a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Baltimore, Maryland
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This cathedral was so beautiful! I loved visiting this church. There was a choir practicing when... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newton, Kansas
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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...more
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4431 Lindell Blvd, at Newstead Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108-2403
Central West End
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went for the noon Mass on Sunday. Confessions were available an hour beforehand and there was a very small line. The art work is breath taking. The mosaics bring you in with their beauty and indoor toy with their message. More information on three art...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral was so beautiful! I loved visiting this church. There was a choir practicing when we arrived which made the experience so much better!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SHarrisonKansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful architecture and finishing inside. The mosaics are unbelievable. Such artwork and craftsmanship! This is on the level of the "great churches and cathedrals " world wide. Excellent tour by docent

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank YnotNashville
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my granddaughters to see this Cathedral. Being Catholic I wanted them to see a Cathedral Vs. a Church. They were amazed at the statues and art work.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DennisR1925
Reviewed 1 week ago

The St. Louis basilica has the most amazing mosaics I have ever seen! I have toured many cathedrals in Europe including the Vatican, but these seemed even more breathtaking! The cathedral is easily accessible and open to visitors without any reservations. I have not taken...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Linda S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in to visit and light a candle. What a beautiful Basilica. Peaceful place to pray and reflect. Definitely a gem in this already beautiful neighborhood. There is a gift shop if you need to pick up a gift or rosery.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mary D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tours are excellent and really do go into a lot of detail and history of the Basilica from when it was built in 1916. It was visited by the Pope in 1999. You should go on line to see the interior very large and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank William K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in St. Louis for a business meeting and took a break and visited this Cathedral. We were lucky enough to get a tour and education from an employee. Full of history . GO SEE IT

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank skidusty88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd visited St. Louis several times but hadn't visited the cathedral until this past weekend when my husband and I visited some friends. It's absolutely worth visiting. The cathedral is absolutely stunning. The mosaics collectively contain 41.5 million glass tesserae pieces in more than 7,000...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I accidentally found the Basilica while wandering about St. Louis I could see the huge building from a distance and wondered what it was. Once I got closer I realized it was a church. It was late Sunday afternoon and the church was opened. There...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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25 October 2018|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
At night it would be more formal than a day concert. If a man I would wear nice slacks and a dress shirt possibly with or without a jacket. A lady could wear a skirt to the knee or a pants suit but, covered shoulders or with... More
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they will be amazed just like anyone else would be.
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Response from Alice C | Reviewed this property |
There are a couple of free parking lots behind the Cathedral. You just need to drive around the block to get behind it. No metered street parking in this area of the city. Just don't go at Mass time or they will be... More