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St. Louis Cathedral: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
French Quarter
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We didn't realize Services start at noon and arrived at 11:50. We were allowed to go into the church and view it but only for 10 minutes. It was a quick stop but we saw the inside. Visitors are allowed back at 5pm. We went...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Whoppie2
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very historic church and beautiful inside with frescoes on the ceiling that are absolutely amazing. Always interested in the history of old churches.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank H O
Reviewed 4 days ago

stunning interior and an old bible on display. There was a mass going on so couldn't view too much of it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 99Linda99
Reviewed 5 days ago

Gorgeous architecture. Beautiful surroundings, just outside Jackson Square. The candles were a little pricey at $2 each, but worth it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Denise K
Reviewed 5 days ago

We walked in and admired the beauty of this place, the art inside and just sat quietly for a few minutes. As gorgeous inside as out. I love wandering around places like this just to appreciate the architecture and such, my teenage daughter doesn't feel...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Terri C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thursday mid-morning I stepped into the cathedral. Cool air and quiet surrounded me. I loved the Mary altar. I learned about a new saint. A lovely respite from the busy French Quarter.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank catherinecO4007WF
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visiting in New Orleans for forty years and had never been inside the cathedral. It is beautiful and unique.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank TripMember111820152
Reviewed 1 week ago

The St. Louis Cathedral is always a stop when I bring a newcomer to the city. It's beautiful and full of history and inspires a reverence that I think affects everyone, religious or not. Absolutely worth a visit when one finds oneself in Jackson Square.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank lonamp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral.. well worth entering. It is free and on Jackson Square. It continues to have regularly scheduled Mass.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank GrandTour746676
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful church, spared by Hurricane Katrina. St JPII celebrated mass there at one time. Has a mural of the crowning of St Louis above the alter, very unique. Stop in and say a prayer.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Sarah T
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Stacy K
October 2, 2019|
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Response from vykye2000 | Reviewed this property |
Please check their website for the latest opening time.
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Raven S
June 25, 2019|
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Response from thevuzoo | Reviewed this property |
I attended Saturday evening Mass so I don’t know about Sunday. Sunday morning Mass at any Catholic Church is always more crowded than a Sunday afternoon or Saturday evening service. It’s always best to go early. The good... More
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Mary H
May 30, 2019|
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Response from Quinn K | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can go inside and it is free to the public.
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