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The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2026
+1 505-982-5619
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This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque architecture.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2026
+1 505-982-5619

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stop here to say a prayer and we just loved the church. Beautiful paintings and statutes all over the church to admire. They were closing soon after we got there so didnt get to spend too much time there but well worth the stop. On...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Beautiful, peaceful cathedral. The staff was very friendly. Stopped here in the morning when the sun was shining thru the stained glass and reflecting onto the cathedral columns. Very beautiful.

Thank P F B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth a quick inside look at the architecture, windows and the cultural history. There was a small week day service while we were there so kept the visit brief.

Thank packcal
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I enjoyed my visit here. It was peaceful, and the volunteers were helpful and able to answer my questions.

Thank busyteachergirl
Reviewed 6 days ago

So very pretty inside and out. Huge and Quite Ornate inside. There is a lovely Bell Tower that chimes throughout the Plaza area all day.

Thank trra
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The breathtaking nature of this holy place will leave you in awe. Glorious and calming! A staple of a Santa Fe visit!

Thank amandakC288MM
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited during the day and went to mass in the evening. The church itself is beautiful. The statuary outside is very nice as well.

Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like to go to Mass here when we're in town. The beauty of this Cathedral is inspiring. Mass was warm and engaging.

Thank chuckybear
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful and peaceful place. Architecture is amazing. For a dollar you can get a candle and light it up for any intention you want. They have cute gift shop there too.

Thank Voyage_GalD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a pretty church, but I'm just kind of surprised this is the #2 thing to do in Santa Fe. They're open til 4:30. We went inside and just kind of took it in for a couple of minutes and then we were done. Not...More

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Beverly S
11 December 2016|
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Response from Patrick D | Reviewed this property |
Located in the east end of the nave is the sanctuary. Above the altar is the San Damiano Crucifix, a replica of the crucifix in Assisi, Italy. Tradition says that the Lord leaned down from the crucifix and said; "Francis, go... More
Anne G
27 July 2016|
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Response from Char W | Reviewed this property |
Open for visitors all day to come and go, people also taking pictures. Some sections roped off but you can still see area.
26 July 2015|
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Response from cmincalif | Reviewed this property |
I think I remember that they were in the back of the church in the garden.