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St. Cecilia's Cathedral

701 N 40th St, Omaha, NE 68131-1899
+1 402-551-2313
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Attend a mass

I went during lent and of course all of the statutes are covered. The church is large and has side... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ann M
,
Houston, Texas
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A holy and historical Cathedral

Each time I enter the Cathedral, I am amazed by its immense beauty and artwork. There is a handicap... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2018
martaw98
,
Omaha, Nebraska
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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)
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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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"spanish renaissance"
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"old church"
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"stained glass"
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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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"floral displays"
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"united states"
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"street parking"
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"worth a visit"
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"my favorite"
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"omaha area"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went during lent and of course all of the statutes are covered. The church is large and has side rooms that are full with beauty and elegance. They have many places that you can turn on candles, the little ones are 30 cents each,...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Each time I enter the Cathedral, I am amazed by its immense beauty and artwork. There is a handicap entrance on the south side off a parking lot. The annual flower show is definitely worth catching each January. There is great music as well as...More

Thank martaw98
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The building plans for the structure started late in the 19th century. If are or not from the area you need to look at the beauty of the place of worship. give yourself and hour or two to really take it in

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

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

Thank EnjoyedVisit
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 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

Thank Louetta S
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 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 27 January 2018

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

Thank mlindermdiv
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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.

Thank chazne46
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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."

Thank dufstrmom
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