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St. Francis Basilica

104 3rd St SW, Dyersville, IA 52040-1632
+1 563-875-7325
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There are many beautiful churches in the Midwest and this is one of the nicer ones. Mass was just... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Kenneth L
Los Angeles, California

Beautiful church. We loved the ceilings, the four "shields" in the main aisle flooring, and the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
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104 3rd St SW, Dyersville, IA 52040-1632
+1 563-875-7325
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

There are many beautiful churches in the Midwest and this is one of the nicer ones. Mass was just starting when we arrived, so we only peaked in the door. We had only a rough idea where it is located, but could see it from...More

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Beautiful church. We loved the ceilings, the four "shields" in the main aisle flooring, and the intricate woodwork of the altars and ambo.

Thank LoveBeaches1017
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This is well worth the stop......it is just breathtaking - you have to see it to believe it!!! I could have sat in the pews and stayed there for hours just gazing at the beauty!

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The detailed Stations of the Cross and lifelike statues are among the labor of love for by hr Glory of God!!!! Impossible fully absorb in one visit!!!

Thank Marge S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you have a chance to go to Dyersville, where the Field of Dreams is located, be sure that you take an opportunity to tour St. Francis Basilica. It is stunning inside with exceptional artistic detail. Dyersville also has a great Antique Mall that you...More

Thank Kari B
Reviewed 12 August 2017

To be honest, we were mainly looking for things to do to get out of the car on a trip from Iowa to Wisconsin. I had read quickly about this, but oh, my, that is not nearly the same as experiencing in. We parked, opened...More

Thank mbabe58
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Majestic architecture is dominant in the town's skyline. The interior was as beautiful as any other Basilica that I have seen. A very moving spiritual experience. This is a hidden gem of northeast Iowa.

Thank Doug B
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Whatever your religious conviction, this is definitely a stop worthwhile in the Dyersville area. This church is breath-takingly beautiful! It is also a great example of Gothic architecture. It has 64 stained glass windows and ornately designed confessionals. St. Francis Xavier is unique because it...More

Thank William P
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Have been there before. It is the most beautiful churches I have ever been in. All the wood work on the main and side alters are black walnut. Someone told me that they were made in Germany and brought here when the church was built....More

Thank BilB36
Reviewed 20 July 2017

You would not think the inside of this basilica could be as beautiful as it is. Have to see in person to really appreciate the detailed craftsmanship and paintings.

Thank M B
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