Was fortunate enough to attend a wedding here and it was absolutely stunning. Amazing venue for an amazing event!
Wonder what this would look like inside and was totally overwhelmed. Was much bigger and grander than I expected from the outside. Has fantastic sculpturing, detailing and stained glass windows. A lovely stop for a quiet and peaceful moment as your way on foot to the art museum and rocky steps,
This Cathedral is sparkling with gold and gold overlay all over.. its huge and reminded me as the smaller version of the Immaculate Conception Basilica in Washington DC. Parking is free and secure at the back and plenty of cheap parking around the area, its also a walking distance away from nearby parks and tourist attractions.
We were staying at the Sheraton directly behind this church and decided to step in and take a look. When we walked in, it was breathtaking. We just stood there for a few minutes taking in the beauty. Since we aren't Catholic, we did not stay for services, but I'm so glad we went in. It is very impressive.
If traveling in Philly, this is a definite destination stop. Tours are free daily. The Basilica was breathtaking, yet I felt that I was very welcome there. The staff was friendly and informative. The ambiance of this cathedral was heart-warming. The grand pipe organ was unbelievable, even tho we did not get to hear any music. This definitely made me... More
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