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The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

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Address: 131 Cathedral Place, Santa Fe, NM 87504
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This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque...

This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque architecture.

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This church is both beautiful inside and out. They have a 5:15 p.m. Saturday night mass. The 2 young boys in the choir sang the songs in both English and Spanish. They had... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 July 2016
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High Ridge, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This church is both beautiful inside and out. They have a 5:15 p.m. Saturday night mass. The 2 young boys in the choir sang the songs in both English and Spanish. They had beautiful voices. The church is right at the top of the town square. So much history here.

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Frisco TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Religious or not this is a wonderful cathedral. The detail is much like what I've seen in European churches. The history of the birth of Christianity in New Mexico and all the people that were associated with the church was fascinating.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Attended 5.15 pm Saturday mass.great choir. wonderful and spiritual sermon. Great interiors. Visit the blessed sacrement chapel to the right.of main alter.and the alter with relucs on the left

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

If you're an individual who loves architecture then this is a must see item in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The inside of the cathedral reminds one of being in Europe. The obvious difference is the choice of colors for the murals and walls. But, it reminds me a lot of The Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi in Italy. The... More 

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Leawood, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This beautiful, expansive church is definitely impressive. It has size, wonderful decor and majesty. The stations of the cross garden is also worth visiting although the statues may a bit too modern for some tastes. The park on the north side of the church is a shady, restful place. One of the highlights of Santa Fe.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This was the first site that my wife and I visited when we arrived in Santa Fe. We drove to SF from Albuquerque on Saturday, 11 Jun 2016; after checking in to our hotel a few miles away from downtown, we drove downtown, parked in the spacious parking lot behind this site, and enjoyed the special atmosphere at the front... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

This is definitely worth a shot visit! The cathedral and grounds are beautiful. It is a very peaceful place.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

There is so much history on the grounds of the Basilica! Don't forget to walk around the gardens and chapels around the main building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

An amazing piece of architecture. It's beautifully structured either by an unknown carpenter. Some believe it was Jesus' dad Joseph. Come see it and marvel at God and his gifts!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

A must see during your trip to Santa Fe! The beauty and history was both educational and inspirational. Fantastic family opportunity!

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