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Address: 88 N 17th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1295
Phone Number: +1 612-333-1381
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nation's first basilica

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Went here with my sister who is Catholic during a vacation. We often go to churches for site seeing. This was the best one I've ever seen. Beautiful. Worth the trip.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with my sister who is Catholic during a vacation. We often go to churches for site seeing. This was the best one I've ever seen. Beautiful. Worth the trip.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very beautiful, ornate and great place to worship a Catholic mass. Lots of visitors from out of town but there's ample parking in a lot next to the church.

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Colfax, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

It was such a nice ceremony and such a beautiful place. They have done a lot of work restoring this beautiful old building and they are still doing a little work. As a Catholic I really enjoyed seeing the Basilica and the wedding ceremony was amazing.

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Mandan, North Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It was a 2 for 1. Get to see a beautiful basilica and celebrate mass. What a gift! The people are so welcoming and nice. The architecture and stained glass is a true site to see.

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Rego Park, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

You don't expect to find enormous basilicas in Minneapolis, but this is a wonderful edifice that is rooted in the European architectural tradition. The interior is magnificently decorated and truly presents an inspirational space to look, to wander, to meditate and to pray. This is one of those places that makes you pause and gives you a sense of God's... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

While roaming around in the city center, we stopped in to see the 100 year old Basilica. Its shear size is impressive. We were not able to go inside since there was a celebration of some sort going on.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This church is worth a visit. It has a real European flavor to it. It is walking distance from downtown and across from MN State and Technical College.

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mpls
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

A must go for every Catholic and friendly for other visitors as well. It is a place of great beauty with an incredible liturgical experience. There are tours offered after some Masses and secret passages, too!

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is such a beatiful church. The doors were open so I went in and light some candles and felt very draw to sitting in silent prayer. Someone was playing the awesome pipe organ.

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Maplewood, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is near and dear to my heart. My father did the restoration of this gorgeous building when I was growing up. There is a great picture of him on the scaffolding. The building itself is dramatic and beautiful. You can almost feel the presence of the past there. It is truly a magnificent piece of architecture

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