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St. Louis Cathedral

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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
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The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active...

The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.

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Good place to people watch.

This is in the heart of the French Quarter and always a lot going on. There are artists with all kinds of art work that surround the Square and have some cool stuff. I liked... read more

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is in the heart of the French Quarter and always a lot going on. There are artists with all kinds of art work that surround the Square and have some cool stuff. I liked sitting in the Square and just watching all the people. St Louis Cathedral is beautiful. Lovely stain glass windows. There was no mass while I... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful! Must see in Jackson square! Courtyard is very beautiful and well kept. Makes for great pictures, great to just sit on a bench and relax from all the walking.

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Placentia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The oldest American Catholic Church is a must see for visitors of all faiths. Without a doubt this is the most beautiful building in New Orleans. Overlooking Jackson Square it is an island of serenity surrounded by the chaos of the French Quarter.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Still as beautiful as ever! One of the best places to visit. Jackson Square just across from it is filled with weirdness from the tarot card readers and I love that St. Louis out shines these numskulls!

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Norfolk,VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We didn't take a tour of the church or attend services; however, we enjoyed the beauty of St. Louis as we wondered Jackson Square. Morning sun is the best for pictures. The steps are a great place to sit and listen to bands.

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Pittsburg, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed attending Easter Mass at St. Louis Cathedral. Beautiful church and can only imagine all the history this church has been through. Even if your not Catholic, come on in and enjoy the architecture.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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Amazing church/cathedral. Rich in history. One of the most beautiful churches I have visited. A must see for everyone

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NC
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Gorgeous architecture and nice quiet space for reflection among the hustle and bustle of New Orleans.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

quiet, peaceful spot in the midst of a city of chaos. this is a reverent place with beautiful stained glass windows. the centerpiece of Jackson square.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are not Catholic but attended Easter mass here. The cathedral is very inspiring. While not up to the ostentation of the great European cathedrals, it is still worth a look.

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port of call for folks in search of a good time and a great story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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