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Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

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Beautiful Historic church

Inside and outside are breathtaking. The stained glass Rose window is beautiful. Services are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not Catholic but I cried like an infant when I entered this place- s holy, so magnificent, so... read more

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A gothic cathedral that has a design similar to Notre Dame in Paris.
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1101 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH 41011-3115
+1 859-431-2060
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Inside and outside are breathtaking. The stained glass Rose window is beautiful. Services are still held here. Easter Sunday is full of pomp and ceremony.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not Catholic but I cried like an infant when I entered this place- s holy, so magnificent, so warm. Words even escape me here...I cannot begin to explain this...If you have not visited Paris and Notre Dame, go to the Basilica. It is...More

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Reviewed September 9, 2018

This is a most beautiful church. The stain glass window is something to behold. Make sure you see the tabernacal in the chaple off of the main sanctuary it is stunning. It makes you feel you are in a great Cathedral in France or Italy....More

Thank Dennis L
Reviewed August 30, 2018

it is a very impressive building and if you are catholic you can enjoy a mass. Look as a fairy tale church as the once on Disney movies.

Thank Mario T
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Planned our trip a few months ago. Upon arriving, it was closed for repairs. When I called they said I must have overlooked it on the website. It was planned a few months ago, so I didn't look at the website. An "I'm sorry" would...More

1  Thank Live2Clog
Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Yes, it really is like a smaller scale Notre Dame! My wife and I visited Notre Dame last year. We attended Sunday morning Mass and were grateful to have been there. We are Nazarene, but were not made to feel unwelcome in any way. The...More

3  Thank James K
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Just revel in the stained glass or fine sculptures, walk the stations of the cross, take a tour or check the schedules for 1 of the many concerts that reverberate throughout the hallowed structure. Great history that offers a peaceful break from the everyday doldrums.

1  Thank Carrie O
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Free to visit. Parking and entrance is to the left of the church. We were welcomed in and were able to take pictures in most areas. The church has been opened since 1901. If you're in the area it worth a visit.

1  Thank Re1977
Reviewed May 27, 2018

I enjoyed visiting this beautiful Catholic church in Covington, Kentucky across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, Ohio on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Visitors enter through the north entrance during visiting hours. There is no charge to tour it, and a nicely done free brochure that...More

Thank James G
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Very beautiful! It is free and worth the time to see. The windows, the wood carvings and the mosaics . Stunning.

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Linda L
July 3, 2018|
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Response from jb s | Reviewed this property |
Yes, easily from the parking lot.
August 5, 2016|
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Response from Erin C | Reviewed this property |
It is in Covington, KY; just off of I75 southbound. You cn google directions.
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Response from Cymcym | Reviewed this property |
From the Website: Monday - Friday Mass 8:15 a.m. Self-Guided Tours Self-guided tour brochures are available at the Greeters Desk, found by the North side entrance. The brochures are free and available to individuals... More