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Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

89 Ridge St, Newark, NJ 07104-1029
+1 973-484-4600
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Beautiful

Just attended a wedding here. The most beautiful cathedral I have seen in the US. Absolutely... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Aniello1025
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Stamford, Connecticut
Magnificent cathedral!!

This was the most gorgeous cathedral I've ever seen! We went the day before Easter Sunday and they... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Mitchell M
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89 Ridge St, Newark, NJ 07104-1029
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just attended a wedding here. The most beautiful cathedral I have seen in the US. Absolutely spectacular.

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This was the most gorgeous cathedral I've ever seen! We went the day before Easter Sunday and they were busy setting up flowers for the Easter service. The architecture is stunning, everything about this cathedral is marvelous. Whether you want to see a service or...More

2  Thank Mitchell M
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

This national landmark has been to Hell and back, literally, but still remains the gem of this part of New Jersey. The pope has visited here... My uncle sang Ave Maria at the mayor's daughter's wedding decades ago... And the stained glass rosette window is...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Stunning architecture makes the Cathedral Basilica of The Sacred Heart wondrous! It officially received the title "Cathedral Basilica" once Pope John Paul II blessed it and performed a high mass there. A glorious setting for weddings and special masses, it is not to be missed...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

It’s so amazing .... you can approach the from when is close and take pictures and videos always parking available safe neighborhood the state police station on the corner and is next to Branch Brooke park

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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Great sight to see. The building and craft that would have went into this building is incredible to see. We walked from the prudential center area just to see it and it was worth the walk.

1  Thank Dean V
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful and safe church with security inside and outside beautiful church.I love it when I go together with my family!! Best Church in Jersey!!!

1  Thank EVELYN T
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

For those who have never been, Christmas caroling in the cathedral will be a delightful surprise. For us, who have participated many times , it is something to look forward to every year. Enjoy.

1  Thank Osschloss
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I have traveled throughout the world & have seen many churches & Cathedrals. Sacred Heart is one of the most beautiful. The stained glass windows are magnificent. We happened to stop in on a day when a wedding was taking place & the sound of...More

Thank Judy S
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

I have stopped to take a look sometimes a take pictures. This is one of the largest cathederals on the East coast, from what I have read about it. There are nice Italian restaurants and bakeries nearby. This was once a major Italian neighborhood at...More

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Susan T
12 March 2018|
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Response from kagraceb | Reviewed this property |
have only gone for an event or concerts.  I'm sure for security it's not open all the time.  They have tours...call the office at 973-484-4600 to schedule  or check their website for concert schedule and information. 
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Mdteach123
30 November 2017|
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Response from Judy S | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I don't know when it will be decorated for Christmas. You might want to call the office to find out. The number is: 973-484-4600
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Tom K
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Response from larigot | Reviewed this property |
NJ Transit reports that the GO28 bus, which leaves from all the terminals at Newark Liberty Airport, goes within 3 blocks of the Basilica, but you'd have to walk from the intersection of Bloomfield Avenue and Clifton Street... More
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