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Cathedral of Saint Paul

239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1811
+1 651-228-1766
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Review it as a concert venue - Not Good

As a cathedral it is very nice. We were there for a Vocal Essence Concert. The acoustics for this... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
2Travel-4funNow
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
One of my favorites...

A beautiful cathedral and a must to see when in the Twin Cities. A gem. Try to stay for a service... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
seetheworld010
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minneapolis
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This Classical Renaissance-style Cathedral dating back to 1915 features a splendid interior of six chapels, imported marble columns, large statues of the four evangelists and beautiful rose windows.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stained glass” (34 reviews)
“awe inspiring” (25 reviews)
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239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1811
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+1 651-228-1766
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"stained glass"
in 34 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 25 reviews
"national shrine"
in 8 reviews
"michelangelo's pieta"
in 8 reviews
"highest point"
in 8 reviews
"attend mass"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 23 reviews
"hill overlooking"
in 9 reviews
"pipe organ"
in 16 reviews
"small museum"
in 9 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 22 reviews
"state capitol"
in 21 reviews
"visiting st"
in 10 reviews
"united states"
in 11 reviews
"across the street"
in 21 reviews
"the lower level"
in 8 reviews
"open to the public"
in 9 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As a cathedral it is very nice. We were there for a Vocal Essence Concert. The acoustics for this type of concert are really horrible. The text and the sound all turn to mush. The piano accompaniment on a new piece could not be heard...More

Thank 2Travel-4funNow
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A beautiful cathedral and a must to see when in the Twin Cities. A gem. Try to stay for a service. Simple beautiful!

Thank seetheworld010
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathedral is beautiful and well worth the visit. While it doesn't have the overdone ornate decor found in most European cathedrals, it is light and bright and welcoming. Take time to visit the small museum in the basement and learn about the history of...More

Thank C S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended a service here on Sunday. We are Protestant so the perspective may be colored. The service was very nice and the homily was good. The people made us feel welcome. The structure is breathtakingly beautiful. It is reminiscent of the cathedrals in Europe,...More

Thank Durwood N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even a weekday Mass was wonderful. The location allows it to be seen from all around St. Paul and looks astounding.

Thank FredandBeth S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take time to see this house of God, great views from inside and outside this Cathedral. Take time to visit behind the alter, great workmanship and wonderful place to collect your thoughts and to pray.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice walk from downtown St. Paul to the cathedral. It sits on the hill overseeing the city...the interior is majestic, worth going in to have a sit down and just mesmerised in the ambience. Highly recommended.

Thank ang w
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

A must see if you are in town, we missed attending service but this building’s architecture is stunning!

Thank 829kimberlyp
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

This is an iconic Cathedral that spares no detail. Come for quiet contemplation while taking in the awe-inspiring art and craftsmanship. The Cathedral hosts tours and has a small museum downstairs.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have been to the Cathedral a few times. Every time, I'm stricken with amazement as to the beauty of the structure in addition to being filled with the Holy Spirit.

Thank Joel H
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Kathleen R
7 October 2017|
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Response from 160beverlys | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking across the street.
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2015BillL
12 January 2017|
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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Bill, Can't accurately answer but reckon if you contact the Archdiocese Office (Google it) they would be able to assist or advise you. Failing that contact the Local tourist office ? Just make sure you don't miss it... More
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