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Cathedral of Saint Paul

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Wow this is a grand structure

This is a beautiful cathedral. It's grand struction can be seen from the capitol building. Open... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
A glorious piece of architecture

Even as a resident of St. Paul, I had not set foot in the Cathedral until we went last Christmas... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Woodbury, Minnesota
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This Classical Renaissance-style Cathedral dating back to 1915 features a splendid interior of six chapels, imported marble columns, large statues of the four evangelists and beautiful rose windows.
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239 Selby Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55102-1811
+1 651-228-1766
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All reviews stained glass awe inspiring attend mass beautiful architecture hill overlooking pipe organ worth a visit small museum visiting st state capitol united states the lower level across the street open to the public hill house guided tour walk around
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful cathedral. It's grand struction can be seen from the capitol building. Open daily and free guided tours at 1:00 Monday thru Friday. A must see and allow time. We found parking on the street near the Hill Mansion.

Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Even as a resident of St. Paul, I had not set foot in the Cathedral until we went last Christmas. I am not Catholic but went inside and saw a cathedral that resembled many of the marvelous architecture seen in Europe. If you can, go...More

Thank Kswany
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like BIG churches, this is one of the best. At 1pm there is a free guided tour daily. Remember, folks are worshiping at all hours so be quiet and respectful.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral sits on a hill overlooking the city of St Paul and facing toward the capitol building. It is an impressive building, and the copper dome can be seen from a distance. Inside, it is magnificent. Stained glass windows, large pillars, statues, and smaller...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I hugely regret that my only view of this magnificent structure was out the window of a tour trolley. Talk about frustration! Do yourself a favor and give this church a proper visit, allowing plenty of time. You won’t regret it.

Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There were no tours given on Saturday morning so we did our own with the kids. Absolutely beautiful and worth taking 30+ minutes to gander. After sightseeing, we went in the basement and purchased a few souvenirs. The woman working on October 6 morning was...More

Thank Geno M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing church! Built in the style of many old European churches, it has a number of side altars and an enormous pipe organ. The pew where President Kennedy sat when he visited St. Paul as a candidate is marked - maybe it's...More

Thank Joanie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not just for 'Church'. Lots of History here. The tours are worth it. If you plan to go to Christmas Eve Mass get there at least a half hour early to find a parking spot.

Thank Mary V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful cathedral live nothing I've seen outside of Italy. It would be easy to spend hours looking at the magnificent architecture and statuary. I can not wait to go back to spend more time viewing the treasures within.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not have the time to visit inside but the architecture is magnificent and the whole area is pretty. Would be good to spend more time walking in the area.

Thank Travel3652
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Kathleen R
7 October 2017|
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Response from 160beverlys | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking across the street.
12 January 2017|
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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Bill, Can't accurately answer but reckon if you contact the Archdiocese Office (Google it) they would be able to assist or advise you. Failing that contact the Local tourist office ? Just make sure you don't miss it... More