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Scottish Rite Cathedral

650 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1214
+1 317-262-3100
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Huge Church

We arrived after tour hours so could only view the outside. It is gorgeous and humongous. Lots... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Nashville, Tennessee
via mobile
Outside viewing only since visit was done on Monday

This place is open to visitors from Tuesday through Sunday only. We could not go inside.The outside... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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Gothic cathedral.
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650 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1214
Downtown Indianapolis
+1 317-262-3100
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived after tour hours so could only view the outside. It is gorgeous and humongous. Lots of carvings, great wooden doors. Wish we could have seen the inside. Betting it was magnificent.

Thank L K
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This place is open to visitors from Tuesday through Sunday only. We could not go inside.The outside looked elegant. This is a landmark building in Indianapolis.

1  Thank KCAjith
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The building's I have seen of the cathedrals are colourful jut this was a beautiful simple stonne color but really good architecture work...

1  Thank pammuc
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I went here last week and asked for a tour. Bob, a 33 degree mason did an outstanding job - and it was just me! this place is WELL WORTH your time - to see the amazing stan glass, the beautiful theater, the 12' chandelier...More

1  Thank ColoradoKat343
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This building is massive.Gorgeous old building. Great photo ops. The park across the street was a bit sketchy with homeless people.

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you love architecture then this is the building to visit. I've never been inside it but plan to in the future. The outside is stunning and if you have a bright blue sky you will get some wonderful photos.

Thank mburbank2016
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I have seen the other Scottish Rite in Washington, DC and always wanted to go inside but never got the chance. One day I finally went to this Cathedral and glad I did. This place is very interesting with all the pretty panes and history....More

1  Thank TravelKnitter
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My husband and son are Masons, and I am glad that we have this beautiful cathedral as part of their organization.

Thank cjwo57
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Gorgeous cathedral. Tours by older volunteers- so be prepared to move slowly. Ball room under construction so it was disappointing to not see it. Only one door open- froze while trying got locate it! We walked form Library, but there is parking at the cathedral.

Thank DJF5800
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a beautiful piece of architecture in downtown Indianapolis - within walk of the grassy mall, the war memorial and library. A tour of the outside is great when it is closed, but take the weekday tour, if you can, and learn about free...More

Thank Mimi C
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4 June 2017|
Response from TravelKnitter | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen anyone with a stroller but I think you would be able to get around with one...you go downstairs but that should not be a problem. I would check with them first - give them a call but I really don't see... More
3 May 2017|
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Response from DJF5800 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with taking the tour. We went inside and they were willing to give us a tour right then and there!
3 April 2017|
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Response from mburbank2016 | Reviewed this property |
Agree ... 1.5 to 2 hours is a good time-frame. Enjoy.