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Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

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Address: 1101 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH 41011-3115
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A gothic cathedral that has a design similar to Notre Dame in Paris.

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Our tour group had a wonderful guide to lead us around this magnificent church. The stained glass windows alone would impress you but added to that were two beautiful organs... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our tour group had a wonderful guide to lead us around this magnificent church. The stained glass windows alone would impress you but added to that were two beautiful organs, stations of the cross, alter, tile pictures, a Baptismal area and a beautiful ceiling. This is truly a must see church if you're in the area. They hold mass here... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've lived in Cincinnati for 25+ years and had never been to this landmark. How I had failed to see it before is now an inexcusable mistake. What a beautiful house of worship! Faux gothic, this structure made to appear built hundreds of years ago is only a hundred or so in age. Hours could be spent admiring the story-telling... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family visited Covington especially to see this cathedral. This was the second visit for my husband and I. We were so amazed by the architecture and sheer beauty as well as the spiritual peace felt that we had to share this with our family. The history behind how the church is of such a magnitude that you can become... More 

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Thank Marlene152
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

We took in services here to get the full effect - 10am on Sunday am is their Mass time. It was quite beautiful, and surprisingly well attended. The personable Bishop gives a very fine sermon and the full ceremony with incense that lifts to the very high vaulted stone arched ceilings. The church itself is the masterpiece as it mimics... More 

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Thank Robdon82
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This church is just beautiful. It reminds me of my grade school years. The church has a holiness that was so prevalent so many years ago. A must see.

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Thank Sheilah H
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Modeled after the Basilica of St. Denis in Paris (burial place of the French monarchs), the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption is a magnificent landmark. Lovely stained glass and marble, and it includes the world's largest hand-made stained glass window to be found in a church - in the north transept of the cathedral. The renovation of this church which... More 

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Huge stained glass windows. l highly recommend a visit to the cathedral. Its especially beautful at Christmas.

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Thank Laurie F
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

This cathedral is especially beautiful on a sunny day. The stained glass windows are spectacular. The stations of the cross are made of imported mosaics. Tours are available. It almost has the feel of a cathedral in Europe, complete with flying buttresses.

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Independence, Kentucky
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

I am not an ultra religious person, but a visit to the Cathedral Basilica in Covington, KY is a must for lovers of history and architecture. The architecture is breathtaking, being a replica of Cathedral de Notre Dame in Paris, France. Sweeping French Gothic spires complete with gargoyles and beautiful stained glass windows. Even attended a mass here. The interior,... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Cathedral Basilica has beautiful stained glass and is a replica of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris France. They do have tours which I'd highly recommend to learn all the little details that go into making the Cathedral what it is.

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