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St. Cecilia's Cathedral

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Address: 701 North 40 Street, Omaha, NE 68131

Guided tours are available through this Spanish Renaissance-style...

Guided tours are available through this Spanish Renaissance-style cathedral, which contains stained-glass windows from the 16th century.

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Don't miss the annual flower art show the last weekend in January!

This Cathedral should not be missed. The building is lovely and has a cultural center which houses the cathedral museum. There is the extensive art collection

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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Saint Joseph, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Cathedral should not be missed. The building is lovely and has a cultural center which houses the cathedral museum. There is the extensive art collection

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the 2nd time we've taken advantage of this FREE event in Omaha. This year's theme was surrounding the 150 years of Nebraska. The displays were beautiful - each one individually created around it's point of interest. You could smell the flowers as you entered the cathedral. They have live musical performances, so you can sit and listen to... More 

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Fremont, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Flowers on display from various florists. Some very large. About an hour wait once you get in the door, but music and singing keeps you entertained as you admire the beautiful church. Show is the last weekend in January.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church and it is a very prayerful place to visit and pray. The beautiful statues around the church have been very well kept up. The organ at the back of the church is very good and the sound is great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St. Cecilia's Cathedral is one of the oldest cathedrals in Omaha, if not the oldest. Beautiful interior built in the Spanish style. They have several events at the cathedral my favorite is the flower festival. Always held in January, a touch a spring in the winter. It always has a theme and the florists combine the theme with their beautiful... More 

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San Diego, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful old cathedral in omaha. Sunday services held every week and one of the more impressive churches in the diocese.

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Waterloo, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

This is a beautiful church/cathedral built in the Spanish style. Its interior is amazing. If you can visit when they are having a scheduled tour, you will get a great dal out of it. I don't think you will find a better example of church architecture within 1000 miles.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Since this Cathedral was listed among the top 20 places to visit in Omaha and since we had already visited most of the top ten, we thought we’d stop by. Along with historic homes, my wife and I try to visit historic churches as part of our road trips. While certainly a very stately building with an interesting external appearance,... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you enjoy older Catholic cathedrals with all the ornateness, statues, altar etc. this is a place to visit. Magnificent stained glass windows, large pipe organ. The ceiling height alone is simply amazing. You sh/ enjoy. Happy trails

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This structure is now also considered a 'basilica'. The grandeur of St. Cecilia's can be overpowering at first; the main sanctuary is flanked by smaller chapels. And the Cathedral Arts Project offers many wonderful special events throughout the year...my favorite being the annual flower show in January. One doesn't have to be Catholic or even 'religious' to appreciate the beauty... More 

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