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767 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218-1628
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit if you are in Buffalo NY. This was big highlight of our trip we enjoyed. Will definitely visit again next time when we are in Buffalo.

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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Just awesome, must see! Very inspirational. Beautiful sculptures. Amazing place to visit. They were very welcoming. Wheelchair was provided and access was easy! You will enjoy your visit. I have no reservations about recommending this place!

Thank Andy33x
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful architecture and history. Splendid does not say enough. It is a wonderful church and the stories about children sent to the orphanage there are incredible. Must see if in the Buffalo area.

Thank Trussoni
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

I was beyond amazed at the beauty of this basilica. Everywhere you look is so special. It was so peaceful and even though I am not Catholic, I felt welcomed. If you have the chance to visit you have to see it for yourself to...More

Thank pebb1125
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Definitely worth seeing. Very ornate and spectacular ivory carvings, lots of stained glass windows and marble columns. Very nice gift shop and museum in lower level.

Thank travelkitty28
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is a truly outstanding active house of worship, service, and peace. Beautifully constructed of soaring marble and stained glass, and very well maintained. Do take time to visit the museum that tells the story of Father Baker's life and work, and the building of...More

Thank Traveler13Pa
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Located on things to do on our way to Niagara. A very short distance outside of Buffalo you will come upon this church. Around back is plenty of parking. This historic church has you in Awe as you approach it. Walk around to the front...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Growing up, this was my home parish. One sometimes overlooks the beauty of the familiar. I was married in the basilica and it was a lovely backdrop. We never lived in that area, and my husband isnt Catholic, but as we planned a trip back...More

Thank rzm1949
Reviewed 25 August 2018

This is such s beautiful and tranquil Basilica. The atmosphere is totally Relaxing and comforting. You automatically feel a sense of peace and love and security flow through your entire body as you enter the building. It seems like all of your troubles are being...More

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Recommend the 10 am Mass in the summer. The church gets warm by noon Mass. Spent an hour before mass and the time flies.

Thank David D
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