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St. Cecilia's Cathedral

701 N 40th St, Omaha, NE 68131-1899
+1 402-551-2313
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January Flower Show-Awesome

Gorgeous cathedral, great acoustics when the singers were performing while we waited to view the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
Stop & smell the roses!

St. Cecilia can be seen from many parts of the city. They have many cultural events, In addation... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Guided tours are available through this Spanish Renaissance-style cathedral, which contains stained-glass windows from the 16th century.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pipe organ” (14 reviews)
“flower show” (9 reviews)
“stained glass” (6 reviews)
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701 N 40th St, Omaha, NE 68131-1899
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+1 402-551-2313
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"pipe organ"
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"flower show"
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"stained glass"
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"spanish renaissance"
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"old church"
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"attend mass"
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"cultural center"
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"beautiful architecture"
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"sunday mass"
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"smaller chapels"
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"spanish style"
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"united states"
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"worth a visit"
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"my favorite"
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"omaha area"
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"churches"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous cathedral, great acoustics when the singers were performing while we waited to view the many flower displays, and the history is interesting. This is a beautiful building even without the annual flower show going on. Stop and appreciate the design from that period 1905-1959;...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

St. Cecilia can be seen from many parts of the city. They have many cultural events, In addation to being a Catholic cathederal. My favorite is the flower festival in January, a touch of spring in the winter. Spanish Renaissance designed by Thomas Kimball. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for their 33rd annual flower display and was not disappointed. Beautiful displays throughout the church and cultural center. Great food and refreshments were being served for this event by Wheatfields. This year they honored Omaha's great architect of the past, Thomas Robert Kimball. Great...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not Roman Catholic by upbringing, but with friends and family who are I recognize some of the special aspects of a cathedral like St. Cecilia's. I attended the installation mass for their new pastor last fall, and Midnight mass at Christmas. The cathedral is...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

At the time it was built, it was one of the largest churches in the U.S. Though it might have slipped in that regard, its architecture (Spanish Renaissance) is striking and the overall experience is wonderful. Spending 30 minutes sitting in the pews, we wandered...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A visit anytime of the year is motivating, whether it is to get closer to God or from a historical perspective.

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Reviewed 2 December 2017

St. Cecilia's Cathedral is a splendid example of religious architecture. The artwork,stained glass windows are simply breathtaking. This place is a "must visit."

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Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

The cathedral can be seen from many parts of the Omaha area and while it is not located in the greatest of neighborhoods, it is safe to go and pray. I like that it is open during the day and you can come in and...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

We have living in the neighborhood for several years. My cousin was married at the Cathedral. Beautiful facility and they have several special open houses during the year. Great place for faith and worship...

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is a beautiful old cathedral. We just visited when we left Joclyn Castle which is close by. On street parking.

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