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Old St. Mary's Church

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Address: 646 Monroe Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226
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Old St Mary's Church -- Greektown, Detroit

For close to 200 years, Roman Catholics have worshipped here. Rebuilt after a fire in the 1880s and restored again in 1984, this is one of the most beautiful, most respectful... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 13, 2014
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Rochester, Michigan
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Rochester, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2014

For close to 200 years, Roman Catholics have worshipped here. Rebuilt after a fire in the 1880s and restored again in 1984, this is one of the most beautiful, most respectful religious icons in America.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2014

It is a n awesome experience to experience the historical churches the formed the foundations for Detroit families, businesses, and and values. Lovely church and history!

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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2014

If you are into history this is a pretty neat place. It has a lot of history and the building is old. Not a lot to say about it but if you are wandering around downtown it is worth a peek. A bit of nice and quiet.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great location in downtown for travelers. Across the street from Greektown Casino. Old traditional mass.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014

Doors are usually open so you can walk in. The place is absolutely breathtaking. Must have been a ton of mob money dumped into this church back in the day.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

A beautiful old church in the heart of Detroit. A true rose in the thorn bush of life. I recommend a visit there just so see the art alone.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2014

Detroit is a magnificent city. You have all kind of attractions. One of the principal is this beautiful church, the first in the city. There is the devotion of Saint Anne every July 26th. Saint Anne was the grandmother of Jesus. That's why this day is called also "Grandparents day".

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2014

A beautiful old RC Church. Daily Mass at 12:10pm. Many relics in side cove. Daily confessions before Mass. Across from Greektown casino. Free parking if going to Mass.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2014

Beautiful and historic church just outside of Greektown. The Latin mass is especially lovely - you really feel the history of the building. It has been pristinely cared for and every detail is gorgeous.

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Auburn Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2014

This is one of my favorite old churches in Detroit, and it is still well taken care of. My brother was married here and my son baptized. You can't help but feel a sense of peace when you enter.

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