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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2026
Downtown
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"la conquistadora"
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"stained glass"
in 163 reviews
"baptismal font"
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"prayer garden"
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"attend mass"
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"sunday mass"
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"lovely church"
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"beautiful inside"
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"old church"
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"worth a visit"
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"awe inspiring"
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"interesting history"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Light and bright respite in the middle of the bustle of Santa Fe plaza. Had Free concert at 12:15 today.

Thank JillConnecticut
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Reviewed yesterday

Cathedral was open to all visitors and helpful staff. The grounds were well taken care of and beautiful

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Reviewed yesterday

This site was on our high-priority list and it was worth every second of our visit. This is a beautiful historical church. It was more crowded when went that I liked, but we had time to see everything we wanted to see there. It is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

stunning, peaceful and so moving. The cathedral is breathtaking. It is beautiful and informational. there is a stations of the cross garden to walk through and I feel my children were able to see and understand more through the garden. i could have spent so...More

Thank Adele C
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

From the moment we entered, the hosts treated everyone with just the right balance of hospitality and care. We had plenty of space and quiet to explore the beautiful art, the relics, and the stunning font. All of this is normal for a cathedral, but...More

Thank Marcus G
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very beautiful, but having been to the St Francesse resting place in Goa as well as many Spanish cathedrals. It was just a walk through for me.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral no cover charge peaceful & lots to see & lots of information very well kept able to light candles just beautiful well worth a visit

Thank jiney1
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just a block from the central plaza the Cathedral provides some welcome respite from the heat and crowds.

Thank williambillp2016
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We did a nice tour of the Cathedral and bought several items from the gift shop. There is so much history here and it was beautiful!

Thank JodifromJackson
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although not as grand as the great cathedrals of Europe, this is still a lovely church that combines Spanish, Native American, and Anglo traditions.

Thank MJ2E
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Beverly S
11 December 2016|
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Response from William L | Reviewed this property |
From Wikipedia- Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi (Santa Fe) History Founded 1714 (parish) Dedication St. Francis of Assisi Dedicated 1887 Architecture Status Cathedral/Parish Functional... More
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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.
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joephyl
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.
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