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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

4431 Lindell Blvd, at Newstead Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108-2403
+1 314-373-8242
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Beautiful and awe-inspiring building and music!

The Vienna Boys Choir had a Christmas performance at the Basilica! Having the music and the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hannibal, Missouri

I am from out west where we have pretty churches but nothing like this! The mosaic art work is so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, the superstructure of the Cathedral was built between 1907 and 1914. The Cathedral's 100th Anniversary is being celebrated in 2014. It is known for its' beautiful interior mosaics, which took nearly 80 years to create using more than 41 million pieces of glass tesserae. The Cathedral is known for having one of the largest mosaic collections in the Western Hemisphere.
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4431 Lindell Blvd, at Newstead Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108-2403
Central West End
+1 314-373-8242
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Vienna Boys Choir had a Christmas performance at the Basilica! Having the music and the environment truly was a special night. It is a remarkable building and the mosaics will dazzle and impress anyone. The building, itself, is a giant work of art!

Thank anderson213
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am from out west where we have pretty churches but nothing like this! The mosaic art work is so fitting and gorgous and the view of the altar with Jesus on the cross when you walk in is breathtakingly beautiful. I hope I can...More

Thank PJ G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The interior of the Cathedral Basilica is breathtaking. Millions of mosaic tiles comprise biblical scenes, shimmering in the small amount of light that shines through windows in the ceiling and walls. Take time to explore the Basilica and grounds; it is a worthy stop while...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited several large and historical cathedrals throughout Europe and this gem that is located in St. Louis compares favorably to many of them. The tile work throughout the Basilica is exquisite and the church leaves you with a sense of awe. If you...More

Thank RollMeAway1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing place for lots of reasons, not least of which is the extraordinary craftsmanship of the mosaics. We were present when a volunteer was giving a presentation on the decor-- very useful.

Thank mrb394ever
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful Basillica. With 41.5 million tiles there is something to see in every corner. The 5 pm Sunday Mass was beautiful with a nice homily and pipe organ music.

Thank adp717
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly amazing to think about the skill the time to build this is a wonder in its self. We went on a Sunday between masses and parking was a breeze

Thank doug2110
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going to the Basilica for years as tourists not as church goers. We live in Illinois and have alot of company that want to go to St. Louis and see things and we always try to take people here. One does not...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in St. Louis - YOU MUST SEE THIS!!-- Truly a God inspired house of faith. The mosaics are extraordinary . the organ is magnificient. Mostly - you feel the presence of the Lord. In these times of strife - a visit here...More

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely breath taking. Our 2nd visit to a Minor Basilica and the most impressive. Had to wait until Mass was over (about 30min) but gave us a little more time to visit the gift shop and take pics outside. Definitely worth the stop. You could...More

Thank paramedicokie
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Response from celticguy890 | Reviewed this property |
about one hour
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Response from Cathedral Basil... o | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Docent led tours (guided) take approximately 1 hour.
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