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St. Francis Basilica

104 3rd St SW, Dyersville, IA 52040-1632
+1 563-875-7325
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Sacred and majestic

The detailed Stations of the Cross and lifelike statues are among the labor of love for by hr Glory... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Marge S
Exceptionally beautiful for a wedding

If you have a chance to go to Dyersville, where the Field of Dreams is located, be sure that you... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2017
Kari B
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104 3rd St SW, Dyersville, IA 52040-1632
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The detailed Stations of the Cross and lifelike statues are among the labor of love for by hr Glory of God!!!! Impossible fully absorb in one visit!!!

Thank Marge S
Reviewed 20 August 2017

If you have a chance to go to Dyersville, where the Field of Dreams is located, be sure that you take an opportunity to tour St. Francis Basilica. It is stunning inside with exceptional artistic detail. Dyersville also has a great Antique Mall that you...More

Thank Kari B
Reviewed 11 August 2017

To be honest, we were mainly looking for things to do to get out of the car on a trip from Iowa to Wisconsin. I had read quickly about this, but oh, my, that is not nearly the same as experiencing in. We parked, opened...More

Thank mbabe58
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Majestic architecture is dominant in the town's skyline. The interior was as beautiful as any other Basilica that I have seen. A very moving spiritual experience. This is a hidden gem of northeast Iowa.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Whatever your religious conviction, this is definitely a stop worthwhile in the Dyersville area. This church is breath-takingly beautiful! It is also a great example of Gothic architecture. It has 64 stained glass windows and ornately designed confessionals. St. Francis Xavier is unique because it...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Have been there before. It is the most beautiful churches I have ever been in. All the wood work on the main and side alters are black walnut. Someone told me that they were made in Germany and brought here when the church was built....More

Thank BilB36
Reviewed 20 July 2017

You would not think the inside of this basilica could be as beautiful as it is. Have to see in person to really appreciate the detailed craftsmanship and paintings.

Thank M B
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

This is a besutiful example of 19th century architecture and art. The alter and ceiling are very beautifully painted. Ine of the few Basilicas in the US.

Thank Rick L
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I am always amazed at how hardworking, and talented people in past times were and they had to really sacrifice money, time and talent to get this built. BEAUTIFUL, TAKE YOUR TIME AND LOOK AT EVERY PART OF THE CEILING AND ALSO EVERY CORNER-many hidden...More

Thank Mavis E
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Even though I do not attend church I have always appreciated the architecture and beauty of houses of worship this church is simply gorgeous and worth getting out of your car and going inside. It's humbling and it's a good reminder that we humans are...More

Thank Idahotraveler88
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