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St. Patrick's Old Cathedral

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Reviewed today

This tour is at the old cathedral or Basilica in Little Italy. Our guide Brandon was very knowledgeable and presented the information in a most entertaining way whilst showing due reverence to the situation. I would recommend this visit to everyone!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Duster26
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very interesting tour. Our tour guide, Kelly, had a wealth of knowledge and made the tour very entertaining. If you are interested in New York Citie's history, this could be a good alternative.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank A1B2C3PO
Reviewed 1 week ago

They give a very interesting tour of the cathedral and the catacomb. It's not just about religious history, but more like local history in the context of the church. Highly recommended for visitors who want to hear more about New York's history, just like many...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Yi N
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour of Old St. Patrick's Basilica was outstanding. Our guide Leo was personable and totally knowledgable. The stories are inspiring and sometimes very funny. This was a history of NYC and the USA as well as the story of how Catholics gained their place...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kb175
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While on the Catacombs Tour I had the opportunity to tour this Cathedral as well. It was so fascinating to discover the history and how St. Patrick's Cathedral on Fifth Ave is related to this one. It is beautiful and the pipes of the organ...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank dorothy g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Initially I wasn’t sure to have this place as a tourist option to visit, it was my wife’s idea. However, Mike the tourist guide helped to make a nice walking through the time and NY history. Mike we really enjoyed that journey, we laughed a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jecardenas1977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour is very reasonably priced for what you get. A detailed info packed tour of an old Catholic Church in the heart of the city. You will be amazed as who is buried here and their stories.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gfallstraveller
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Our tour guide, Tommy, provided one of the best tours we’ve ever had. He was extremely knowledgeable of the history of the region, proud of this very special cathedral and of Haitian-born Pierre Toussant who is buried there and who is in the second stage...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank patkaloger
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Ever walk by the old churches in NYC and wonder what it would be like to go inside these old places. Well this is your chance. Don't miss out. Everyone wants to see St. Patrick's in upper Manhattan, but this is where the story starts....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LaDonna M
Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Our tour guide was Mike, who was very knowledgeable about the Basilica and surrounding areas. We did this tour for the catacombs although they were not like the old European catacombs I was expecting, but rather more of an updated area. I also think the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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David P
October 30, 2018|
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Response from KPB1981 | Reviewed this property |
A few...walk up a stairs to an organ in the church. Very much optional. Then a few small steps into the catacombs but nothing as high as a storey. Maybe 10 steps max.
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Bill P
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Response from ScottGrant81 | Reviewed this property |
No, you can just stroll right it. You can donate to light a candle though
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