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The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

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Address: 131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87504
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+1 505-982-5619
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06:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 18:00
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This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque...

This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque architecture.

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A nice stop on your walk through the historic district

I was delighted to pop in here on a cold, wet, federal holiday when most of the museums and historic sites were closed. They have a nifty little gift shop that catered to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was delighted to pop in here on a cold, wet, federal holiday when most of the museums and historic sites were closed. They have a nifty little gift shop that catered to Catholics but also had neat stuff for non-Catholics. The ladies working there were nice. I had my dog with me and one of the ladies held his... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The fineries surrounding and inside this structure are immense and well worth the time and energy. The magnificence of this entire structure, speaks so very well of this ancient culture.

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Hope, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful cathedral at the heart of the city, the end of The Old Santa Fe Trail. Well worth a visit. Light a candle at the altar.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At 5PM as retail shops were closing with sunset illuminating the tall structures, I saw someone enter the church. We wanted to see the interior. Outside the door were statues of Saint Francis and the newly inducted Mohawk (American Indian) woman saint. Inside the church we learned tours had ended at 4:30 but we could stay for the choir music... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Interesting architecture and beautiful interior, very well worth a visit, you could probably spend 20-30 minutes here.

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We always enjoy seeing inside cathedrals and churches. This one was particularly interesting with parts of the original chapel. The church dates from 1626. Later in the week, we also attended a free concert here. The main part of the church was packed so we had to sit on the side but the acoustics were fine.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This Cathedral has so much to admire. The beauty surrounds you every where you look. Sit in a pue and a sense of peace and calm will wash over you.

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Every time we visit Santa Fe we make it a point to stop in the Cathedral of St. Francis of Assisi. This is not the oldest church in Santa Fe, but it is quite ornate and beautiful considering the age ~ this building is over 130 years old. I love walking up East San Francisco Street towards the cathedral. We... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Cathedral in the center of Santa Fe. Great architecture from the outside and the inside. Enjoy the choir practicing for a what a seem like a Christmas play. Beautiful inside as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

pretty church and worth a visit. it is open at various times of the day and you can take a look around inside.

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