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Located in the midst of downtown Los Angeles, only the second cathdral to be built in a US city in the past 50 year, the structure has been compared to Notre Dame in its magnificense.
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555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2707
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Catholic or not, Roger Mahoney fan or not, pay a visit to the cathedral. The modern take on chapels, confessional rooms, central alter, holy water stoup, mausoleum and St. Vibiana Chapel is worth a look. Be sure to check out the Children's Garden and fountains...More

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From outside it doesn’t look like a cathedral. From my point of view the whole architecture design is modern. An oasis in the middle of the rush city.

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very unique modern cathedral. Just ok. Definitely worth the visit if you like to see churches. Overall typical modern church architecture that can't compare to the timeless beauties found in Europe or older churches here in the US. Enjoyed the side area's with displays...More

Thank 415Cyclist
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visit this Cathedral often because of the peaceful vibe and atmosphere it gives. It is a huge church with a lot of nice structures and messages throughout the church. I like the fact that the majority of the saints are found on the drapes...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed September 13, 2018

What an amazing cathedral, right in the middle of a busy downtown LA. It was so nice to visit here, as it was so peaceful and a beautiful building, unlike any cathedral i've ever seen. Check out the shop as well, as many nice things,...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2018

My predetermined expectation from previous cathedrals I had visited of being old and probably Gothic buildings was not what I saw in the very modern Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. What I saw was a beautiful cathedral in a modern style of architecture....More

Thank adventurer1234
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Church is massive and modern. A large gift shop is across the court area. Interesting to walk around the grounds and observe the neighborhood from within the walls.

Thank joeisle17
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Who doesn't love looking at those old, historic and wonderful cathedrals!? Here however, its a Cathedral that's an architectural modern work of art. Very cool; very "uncathedral" like but well worth the visit. It makes an impression and is most consistent with the new architecture...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed August 2, 2018

4 of us visited the cathedral with 2 of us loving it and 2of us not so keen. It’s very modern and peaceful but if your looking for a traditional cathedral you may be a little disappointed.

Thank Pquintana
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

The church is modern on the outside but has a lovely homey feel on the inside. They have a 12 noon mass daily and we went on a Monday ... it was really nice and had a warm welcoming feel. As we went to mass...More

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rpaflores
December 23, 2017|
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Response from Michel G | Reviewed this property |
If it were me, I would get there by 10 p.m. Yes, I know that is a two hour wait but they usually have a choir singing Christmas carols. I think the parking is free in the parking garage. Of course, I'm a bit conservative and... More
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I was dropped off.
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