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Basilica of St. Mary

88 N 17th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1295
+1 612-333-1381
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Beautiful Architecture and Spiritual Experience

Attended mass on a Sunday and it was both an aesthetic and spiritual experience to worship in such... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Beautiful Architecture

If you enjoy seeing the architecture of churches, one of the highlights in the City of Minneapolis... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
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Nation's First Basilica
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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88 N 17th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1295
+1 612-333-1381
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Attended mass on a Sunday and it was both an aesthetic and spiritual experience to worship in such a historical building. Highly recommend this to everyone.

Thank NaaraS
Reviewed 27 April 2017

If you enjoy seeing the architecture of churches, one of the highlights in the City of Minneapolis is this Basilica. It is very ornate and shows a little better than the Cathedral in St. Paul (which is much larger).

Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

In a dreary city this gorgeous basilica stands out like a beacon in the night. We were so happy to see it and were as impressed with the interior. This is such a beautiful building!!! And an amazingly pious ambience like St. Mark's in venice!

3  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I attended a wedding here in the summer of 2016 and it really was beautiful. I did not grow up catholic, so this was one of the more opulent houses of worship I've been in.

Thank ODM84
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I walked here from the convention center when I had a break between sessions and was so happy I made the trip. Mass was in session downstairs, but I was happy to visit the main area to soak in the beauty and enjoy the peace...More

Thank moravian99
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Smelled the incense on a Sunday morning. The Church basements had meeting rooms and local art hanging for gazing. Went back on Monday after morning Mass and walked the stations of the cross (it was Lent). Beautifully kept up and places to sit or kneel...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing Mass and afternoon Vespers! The congregational is so devout and participation is awesome. I wish we lived here to go every week.

Thank rdjsa123
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The basilica seemed to be closed, but the imense building was open...nobody there....beautifull church, the style we Europe like!

Thank jvisserthooft
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

The first basilica in the United States. Beautiful stained glass throughout. The statues surrounding the altar are majestic. We were lucky enough to attend Sunday morning mass.

Thank Angi_Luis
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We went to mass there on Sunday and then stayed for a tour. The tour was excellent - lots of interesting things we learned on this tour! So glad we made time to go here!

Thank Karen31462
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14 May 2015|
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Response from Roshan R | Reviewed this property |
Mass Schedule July 7-14, 2015 at the Basilica of St. Mary is: Week day Mass at 12:00 p.m. in Chapel, and weekend Masses included Saturday at 5:15 p.m., and Sunday at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 6:30 p.m... More
Heather B
30 January 2015|
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Response from marjiewestmarin_CA | Reviewed this property |
The cathedral was open and we just visited on our own.