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Old Cathedral

209 Walnut St, St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO 63102-2499
+1 314-231-3250
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Interesting Place

The Old Cathedral is an interesting place but I couldn't go inside. It's very simple yet has some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mulan H
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Wollongong, Australia
via mobile
Largest Cathedral West of the Mississippi

Though not very far west. The church is beautiful and there is a very nice organ that is played at... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
waterlover19
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Colorado
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“attend mass” (6 reviews)
“gateway arch” (9 reviews)
“simple church” (3 reviews)
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209 Walnut St, St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO 63102-2499
Downtown
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+1 314-231-3250
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Old Cathedral is an interesting place but I couldn't go inside. It's very simple yet has some elegance to it. For those who are familiar with the Tetragrammaton, Spot the Tetragrammaton on the church.

Thank Mulan H
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Though not very far west. The church is beautiful and there is a very nice organ that is played at most masses.

Thank waterlover19
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were visiting at noon and attended mass. Stark contrast to the newer Basilica, the Old Cathedral has historical significance and a beautiful sense of calm. So glad we stopped on our visit to St. Louis!

1  Thank tvctully
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

kinda small and very simple church, nothing extravagant but u feel very welcome. a few steps away from The Arch. mass is still celebrated. a must when u visit St Louis.

1  Thank wakisobol
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

I stopped by this quaint, beautiful little church during the week after visiting the Arch. I said a few prayers, took and few pictures and left feeling better then before I came. You can light a candle for a $3 donation. It’s worth a stop.

1  Thank Nyormirror
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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

This church still has mass every day. Right next to the Arch stop in. You can even park in the parking lot so it's close to the courthouse and the Arch. You can still light candles. Huge statues was was amazed. Even the alter the...More

1  Thank Irene M
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

As we walked from the Hyatt Regency Hotel at the Gateway Arch towards the Gateway Arch, we passed right by the Old Cathedral. We decided to stop in and were impressed by the beautiful, yet simple interior of the Old Cathedral. Known also as the...More

Thank Allen21096
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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We accidentally bumped on this cute Church while detouring our way from the Old Courthouse to the Arch. It's the oldest one in St. Louis, small but very nice.

Thank B1714D
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to be able to visit this beautiful church on the Mississippi. Don't walk by on your way to the more popular attractions. Stop for a moment of peace in this beautiful church.

Thank TravelGirl33308
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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. The architecture and the paintings were breathtaking. Light a candle and say prayer.

Thank Kay S
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Response from Allen21096 | Reviewed this property |
Obviously, there will be no problems with getting in at Mass times. We were there during the week and the Old Cathedral doors were open. There were no Masses going on and people were free to walk around and admire the Old... More
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