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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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Absolutely Beautiful

This is a beautiful Basillica. With 41.5 million tiles there is something to see in every corner... read more

Reviewed yesterday
adp717
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Statesboro, GA
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Impressive

Truly amazing to think about the skill the time to build this is a wonder in its self. We went on a... read more

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doug2110
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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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
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+1 314-373-8242
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Reviewed yesterday 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.

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Reviewed yesterday 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

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Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you are Catholic or not, the Cathedral Basilica must be on your itinerary for a trip to St. Louis. Words cannot do justice to the beauty and sanctity of this place. One could spend hours just looking at the wonderful mosaics. There are also...More

Thank Nate327
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travelled a lot, visiting lots of cathedrals in Spain, Italy, and France. As a native St. Louisan, I'd never visited the Cathedral Basilica until recently. It ranks right up there with any European cathedral. The mosaics are lovely, the have regular tours and concerts...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the church and museum in basement about the mosaics is worth visiting. I made a last minute decision about going before heading back home to ATL and the place is simply impressive.

Thank JORGE M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Known locally as the New Cathedral - because the old one is a small church (more like a chapel) located near the Arch (both are also worth seeing). The Cathedral is majestic and the tours are informative and fun. I've been here for Christmas mass...More

Thank Kimbalabala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've traveled all over Europe and this church feels like something you'd find on the continent. Beautiful mosaics as everyone mentions but also incredible detail work inside the church. It's also an easy walk from the Central-West End MetroLink Station if you don't have a...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
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MustangGT350H
24 May 2017|
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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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Erica M
22 January 2017|
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Response from Suzanne35691 | Reviewed this property |
Check the website; there is a phone number to call.
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