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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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gorgeous

i recommend going on a sunny day day so you can walk around the cathedral and take pictures. don't... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
lolo c
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Newark, New Jersey
Family time

The church is very beautiful,we visited last month and it was time of cherry blossom,the... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Binu P
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89 Ridge St, Newark, NJ 07104-1029
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

i recommend going on a sunny day day so you can walk around the cathedral and take pictures. don't go at night because the area is dangerous. so beautiful on the inside. it's cool in the winter and hot in the summer inside so dress...More

Thank lolo c
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

The church is very beautiful,we visited last month and it was time of cherry blossom,the surrounding was very beautiful.I was not knowing that such a beautiful place is near my location.Along with this we visited the park near by, it was great time with family.

Thank Binu P
Reviewed 28 April 2017

This cathedral, the fifth largest in the US, will make you feel as if you'd caught a plane to France. There are so many beautiful stained glass windows, statues and carvings that you should plan to spend a fair amount of time in the basilica....More

Thank larigot
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I was so pleasantly surprised with the beauty of this cathedral.If you have a chance it is worth your while to experience this

Thank stoliman
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

May be the largest church in New Jersey & certainly one of the most beautiful. We have attended religious services here as well as a Confirmation and a funeral, all of which were very moving and impressive.

Thank paul3776
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Hold on to your heart and jaw they are about to drop. Beautiful cathedral and always nice services. The organist is amazing. Sounds like the heavens are opening and you are about to walk amongst the clouds and angels. Great to see or join for...More

Thank richardbU2955WC
Reviewed 19 April 2017

What an AMAZING Cathedral Basilica – one of the largest French Gothic-style places of worship – right in Newark, NJ!! The Basilica is on The National Register of Historical Places. It took a long time in the creation of this masterpiece. The Cathedral was proposed...More

Thank TheExplorerFamily
Reviewed 19 April 2017

A peaceful place to walk quietly and take in the draw dropping beauty. No tripods or big camera lenses alowed. Try to visit on a bright sunny day so the stained glass window colors "pop".

Thank AREEN7
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have attended a number of the Seton Hall University graduations at this cathedral and find it to be just a magnificent venue. Worth going to just to visit. Coming off Rt. 280, the ride is not bad and parking is relatively easy in the...More

1  Thank Mary Ellen N
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Spectacular architecture and spiritually moving place. You would never expect to find this where it is located. Contrary to what others have said I did not find the neighborhood unsafe. It is just not in a rich area. It is in a working class residential...More

1  Thank John Vincent D
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Tom K
17 May 2017|
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AREEN7
16 April 2017|
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I was just there, no tripod, and NO camera with a big lens alowed.
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dianescalice01
25 April 2016|
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Response from Teddy H | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to buy ticket...but normally I always donate a few dollars into the donation box right next to the secretary's window. As for visiting hours...this is the best part...you can visit it any time even when there... More
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