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St. Mary's Basilica

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Address: 231 N. 3rd Street, at Monroe Street, Downtown, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2219
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+1 602-252-7651
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Sun 08:00 - 13:00
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
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I loved St Mary's Basilica. The community is very welcoming and the Basilica is very beautiful. History is very interesting and free parking to be at the Basilica. It is moving... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Prince Albert, Canada
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Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved St Mary's Basilica. The community is very welcoming and the Basilica is very beautiful. History is very interesting and free parking to be at the Basilica. It is moving to realize a Saint visited .

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Thank deniseksy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The church is beautiful. The mass was uplifting the choir was fantastic brought back great memories of my childhood. The church use to be. Only you can wear jeans now. Definitely worth checking out.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Phoenix hasn't much to offer in tourist terms, and it was only our sleep break on the way to Grand Canyon. While driving through downtown, we spotted this cute Catholic Church. Stopped by and payed a visit. First, it's a great photo op with palms in front and downtown high rises in the background. Inside, most beautiful were the stained... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This historical mission style church is the oldest Catholic Parish in Phoenix. There is a relaxing green space and fountain making it an oasis in the middle of downtown Phoenix. Certainly worth a stroll through while you check out the areas other attractions.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Always a great place to visit if you are in downtown Phoenix. The bells at noon are lovely and there is a cute gift shop.

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Ellensburg, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Beautiful grounds, nice little store and a wonderful place to attend a mass. I did a Saturday mass and it was great. The sound in the Basilica is excellent, stained glass is beautiful along with carvings, Altar is really special.

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Thank Nate C
Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Beautiful old Roman Catholic church in Central Phoenix. A quiet and refreshing visit for a busy day. A gem hidden and not visited by many.

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Franklin Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Another great thing in the area that is free. We were only in the area for 3 days and this was on my list of things to check out. We spent alot of time driving around finding murals and it was looking like we weren't going to have time to stop by. but i mentioned I'd have really liked to... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I have visited many churches. This one is very beautiful and very special. I highly recommend a visit if in the Phoenix area. The architecture is interesting but mostly it is a place where you just want to light a candle, kneel down and say a prayer.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very peaceful, beautiful building with stunning stained glass windows and an equally beautiful outdoor park like garden area. Located downtown close to our hotel, it was nice just to take a minute out of a busy day to stop in. Loved seeing the altar railing.

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