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San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

115 W Main Plz, San Antonio, TX 78205-2718
+1 210-227-1297
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115 W Main Plz, San Antonio, TX 78205-2718
+1 210-227-1297
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Reviewed yesterday

This mission (church) was one of the first missions built in San Antonio. The church used to be in the original center of San Antonio back in the early 1700. The alter is just amazing and the history that it has is reflects is one...More

Thank rgonzales6581
Reviewed yesterday

We visited the cathedral in the day time as a stop on our Segway tour. It is so beautiful inside and out and maintains so much of the original architecture. It is still a place of worship, so it felt weird to take pictures although...More

Thank Lea M
Reviewed yesterday

In the day time, take a moment of silence before the remains of the Heroes of the Alamo, in the southeast entrance. The interior rivals most European cathedrals. Just beautiful! Do not miss the light show! It is not every evening, so check dates and...More

Thank SueVanB2015
Reviewed yesterday

I love attending mass at San Fernando, the 2pm mass on Sunday has the most amazing choir; go just to listen. Also the history is wonderful.

Thank Maureen D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for the laser show and was quite impressed!! They put it on the side of the cathedral and it becomes magical.

Thank Haley P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful historic church with diverse congregation that includes tourists and locals for whom this is a weekly part of life. Worth a visit even for non-Catholics.

Thank Hangry_in_SATX
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beautiful historical church and very well maintained! Attend services on Sunday but it gets packed so get there early. Pay a visit and if you like, pay to light a candle and pray for someone at the altar. Open even during services ots of funerals...More

Thank Carolina E
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a few minutes to explore the cathedral in the main plaza and was surprised by the stately architect outside and inside. Still a place to worship, so be respectful, but the inside is well preserved and demonstrates the history of old San Antonio....More

Thank jsbonbay S
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of the best sites I have visited in San Antonio. The SAGA music/light show on the facade of the Cathedral at night was awesome and not to be missed.

Thank countrygal33
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Cathedral is within walking distance to the Riverwalk. Inside there is a memorial where the remains of the defenders of the Alamo are interred. Not to be missed after a visit to the Alamo.

Thank Canyonlands2008
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Lety M
Is the light show year round?
30 April 2017|
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Response from Rachel Y | Reviewed this property |
The following should answer your question re days and times of light show. French artist Xavier de Richemont stands before San Fernando Cathedral as his visual art, called '€œSan Antonio|The Saga,' is projected on... More
Karen B
Will the light show be showing Dec 31 2016
27 December 2016|
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Response from LTMiranda | Reviewed this property |
It appears that there is a light show on New Year's weekend per Main Plaza website
Is there a light show today i was told it was called a posada
18 December 2016|
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Response from Gretchen P | Reviewed this property |
The light shows at the cathedral are Tuesdays , Fridays and Saturdays at 9:30 and 10:00 pm. A posada is something different. It is a parade that takes place during the Christmas holiday period.