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Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

4431 Lindell Blvd, at Newstead Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108-2403
+1 314-373-8242
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An amazing experience.

We have been going to the Basilica for years as tourists not as church goers. We live in Illinois... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Linda M
Benton, Illinois
Breath Taking - Truly a Treasure

If you are in St. Louis - YOU MUST SEE THIS!!-- Truly a God inspired house of faith. The mosaics... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott N
Tomah, Wisconsin
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The Mother Church of the Archdiocese of Saint Louis, the superstructure of the Cathedral was built between 1907 and 1914. The Cathedral's 100th Anniversary is being celebrated in 2014. It is known for its' beautiful interior mosaics, which took nearly 80 years to create using more than 41 million pieces of glass tesserae. The Cathedral is known for having one of the largest mosaic collections in the Western Hemisphere.
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4431 Lindell Blvd, at Newstead Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63108-2403
Central West End
+1 314-373-8242
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been going to the Basilica for years as tourists not as church goers. We live in Illinois and have alot of company that want to go to St. Louis and see things and we always try to take people here. One does not...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in St. Louis - YOU MUST SEE THIS!!-- Truly a God inspired house of faith. The mosaics are extraordinary . the organ is magnificient. Mostly - you feel the presence of the Lord. In these times of strife - a visit here...More

Thank Scott N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely breath taking. Our 2nd visit to a Minor Basilica and the most impressive. Had to wait until Mass was over (about 30min) but gave us a little more time to visit the gift shop and take pics outside. Definitely worth the stop. You could...More

Thank paramedicokie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whether you are Catholic or not, the Cathedral Basilica must be on your itinerary for a trip to St. Louis. Words cannot do justice to the beauty and sanctity of this place. One could spend hours just looking at the wonderful mosaics. There are also...More

Thank Nate327
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travelled a lot, visiting lots of cathedrals in Spain, Italy, and France. As a native St. Louisan, I'd never visited the Cathedral Basilica until recently. It ranks right up there with any European cathedral. The mosaics are lovely, the have regular tours and concerts...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the church and museum in basement about the mosaics is worth visiting. I made a last minute decision about going before heading back home to ATL and the place is simply impressive.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Known locally as the New Cathedral - because the old one is a small church (more like a chapel) located near the Arch (both are also worth seeing). The Cathedral is majestic and the tours are informative and fun. I've been here for Christmas mass...More

Thank Kimbalabala
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've traveled all over Europe and this church feels like something you'd find on the continent. Beautiful mosaics as everyone mentions but also incredible detail work inside the church. It's also an easy walk from the Central-West End MetroLink Station if you don't have a...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful church, specially on inside! Amazing to see all the small details and finishing touch! Even for non Catholics, this attraction is worth the time to visit!

Thank Isaac B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful cathedral in St. Louis. It’s worth visiting. They have a small bookstore and a museum. The mosaics are breathtaking. You won’t be disappointed.

Thank Craig D
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25 May 2017|
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Response from Cathedral Basil... o | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! Docent led tours (guided) take approximately 1 hour.
Erica M
23 January 2017|
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Response from Suzanne35691 | Reviewed this property |
Check the website; there is a phone number to call.