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Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

1101 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH 41011-3115
+1 859-431-2060
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This beautiful cathedral is well worth taking the time to visit. It is one of the most impressive... read more

Reviewed yesterday

This structure is beautiful. I was sad because we didn't get to fully explore the building. We got... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A gothic cathedral that has a design similar to Notre Dame in Paris.
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  • Average2%
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1101 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH 41011-3115
+1 859-431-2060
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Reviewed yesterday

This beautiful cathedral is well worth taking the time to visit. It is one of the most impressive cathedrals I've visited in the U.S. The stained glass and mosaics are exquisite. There was a staff member available to answer questions and to point out particularly...More

Thank mlm26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This structure is beautiful. I was sad because we didn't get to fully explore the building. We got there right when mass was starting sow we had to sit. My children experienced mass for the first time here. The windows are detailed and full of...More

Thank Amber A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been holding off my review because I was trying to find the words to describe the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption. In reading all of the other reviews, there are many descriptive words but none truly fit because there are no words, only your...More

Thank tiggerthehun
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My review of the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption is brief because it was many years ago (not July 2016 - it just didn't have any options beyond this). This is definitely worth a visit in order appreciate the incredible skill and ability of the...More

Thank Shannon B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Our tour group had a wonderful guide to lead us around this magnificent church. The stained glass windows alone would impress you but added to that were two beautiful organs, stations of the cross, alter, tile pictures, a Baptismal area and a beautiful ceiling. This...More

Thank JRAP2013
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I've lived in Cincinnati for 25+ years and had never been to this landmark. How I had failed to see it before is now an inexcusable mistake. What a beautiful house of worship! Faux gothic, this structure made to appear built hundreds of years ago...More

Thank MWeisensel
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

My family visited Covington especially to see this cathedral. This was the second visit for my husband and I. We were so amazed by the architecture and sheer beauty as well as the spiritual peace felt that we had to share this with our family....More

Thank Marlene152
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We took in services here to get the full effect - 10am on Sunday am is their Mass time. It was quite beautiful, and surprisingly well attended. The personable Bishop gives a very fine sermon and the full ceremony with incense that lifts to the...More

Thank Robdon82
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This church is just beautiful. It reminds me of my grade school years. The church has a holiness that was so prevalent so many years ago. A must see.

Thank Sheilah H
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Modeled after the Basilica of St. Denis in Paris (burial place of the French monarchs), the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption is a magnificent landmark. Lovely stained glass and marble, and it includes the world's largest hand-made stained glass window to be found in a...More

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Charles D
6 August 2016|
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Response from Erin C | Reviewed this property |
It is in Covington, KY; just off of I75 southbound. You cn google directions.
18 May 2015|
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Response from Cymcym | Reviewed this property |
From the Website: Monday - Friday Mass 8:15 a.m. Self-Guided Tours Self-guided tour brochures are available at the Greeters Desk, found by the North side entrance. The brochures are free and available to individuals... More