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Address: 88 N 17th St, Minneapolis, MN 55403-1295
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+1 612-333-1381
06:30 - 17:00
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Sun 06:30 - 19:30
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 17:00
Sat 08:00 - 18:30

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a "presence"

we have seen a hundred churches in a lot of different countries (its what we do ). this church is barely a century old but already it has a presence that most churches don't earn... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

we have seen a hundred churches in a lot of different countries (its what we do ). this church is barely a century old but already it has a presence that most churches don't earn until they are much older.very young to classify basilica status. good stained glass windows, great confessionals, a baptismal font that is immediately inside the front... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

If you have the time its worth it to stop in the Church and view its stained glass windows and the alter piece

Thank bradyboy2
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We first visited the Basilica for fun, then returned for mass. This is an amazing building with a rich history. The parish has a strong mission emphasizing social justice and is everything the Catholic Church is trying to be.

Thank Jana S
Rome, Georgia
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168 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

We love visiting churches and this basilica is gorgeous. Very grand, dark with stained glass windows and high ceilings. The acoustics from the organ pipes makes it feel like a very holy place of prayer. The first basilica in the country sits right here in Minneapolis!

Thank kathrine j
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313 reviews
217 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The basilica is a gorgeous building with limited parking. Signs all say "parking by permit only". We parked on the road, which said the same thing, and checked windows. Half had a parking permit and half did not. We were planing to inquire when we got inside bur never found anyone to ask. The place was not very populated on... More 

Thank Janet S
Cancun, Mexico
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

I love this basilica, the place is beautiful, peaceful. People is really friendly and the mass services are very nice. I usted to go very frequent when living in Minneapolis, even if you are not catholic worth the trip to go!

Thank Viviancita
Moore, Oklahoma
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

The cathedral is amazing! The grounds are well maintained. Loved the details and design that incorporate the catholic religion as well as how quiet it is in here between services. I would love to experience a service here!

Thank mrt0903
Fairfax, California
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Gorgeous inside and out. Worth going inside for the beautiful stain glass windows. Nice feel inside.

Thank Stacey B
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

What an example of gorgeous architecture. It's especially lovely at Christmas time, with the decorations and the choir and the beautiful Christmas music. The only drawback is the parking and the distance and darkness at an evening concert. I would have someone pick you up!

1 Thank Sally C
Whitby, Canada
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219 reviews
113 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

We spent about an hour walking through and could just fell the history. Words & pictures can't describe this place. A must see when in MN!

Thank miwelsh

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