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Old St. Mary's Church

646 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2935
+1 313-961-8711
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Breathtaking art & architecture

This is a beautiful Roman Catholic church that is in the heart of Greektown. While I love to look... read more

Reviewed January 5, 2017
Royal Oak, Michigan
Well Worth a Drop In !

You don't have to be either Catholic or religious to admire this beautiful Church built in 1843 and... read more

Reviewed January 1, 2017
Sydney, Australia
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646 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2935
+1 313-961-8711
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Reviewed January 5, 2017

This is a beautiful Roman Catholic church that is in the heart of Greektown. While I love to look at the artwork, architecture and such, beware the pews are very narrow. Mass is very traditional as far as format and music with bells and formal...More

Thank EricaDH
Reviewed January 1, 2017

You don't have to be either Catholic or religious to admire this beautiful Church built in 1843 and marvel at its construction . The grotto's , pipe organ & multiple Altars sets it apart from others. Take a break from the Casino or a busy...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed November 15, 2016

Went here prior to a Lions game. Only a few minutes from Ford Field and right in Greektown. It is a very beautiful church.

Thank Detroit333
Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I decided to stop by here after walking around Downtown Detroit as it was in the top 30 things to do in Detroit on TripAdvisor. And it was great! The church was BEAUTIFUL! I was surprised to see how beautiful the interior was with its...More

Thank AKAshon
Reviewed October 17, 2016

When you arrive at St. Mary's, the first thing you notice is the architecture. Once inside, the grottos on each side of the entrances stand out: To the left is the grotto depicting Christ's agony in the garden of Gethsemane, on the right are the...More

Thank femaletrumpet02
Reviewed September 29, 2016

We loved visiting this beautiful old church and learning about their active congregation. We called ahead for a tour and learned so much from their historian. It was a very moving experience for all of us.

Thank Judith H
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Went into the church after mass on Sunday... it is beautiful and there is so much to see. the stained glass windows are amazing.

Thank Georgia S
Reviewed September 13, 2016

I've visited many of Europes great cathedrals and Old St Mary's church is right up there with them as far as beauty is concerned. Make t a point to visit the next time you are in Greektown.

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed September 9, 2016

This is such a gem and free at that! Anytime there's not a service taking place, you're welcome to stroll in, just be respectful.

Thank Jill E
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This beautiful church was within walking distance from our hotel. It is absolutely breathtaking and a must see when in the Detroit area.

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