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The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2026
+1 505-982-5619
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This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque architecture.
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131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2026
+1 505-982-5619

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Reviewed 30 November 2016

We first saw the Basilica at night all lit up and I was curious about the inside. Glad we stopped in the next day to see it: it's colorful and light-filled and a fitting center-city jewel for Santa Fe. Would love to see it decorated...More

Thank leklekblue
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Suppose it is because we have seen so many cathedrals in Europe and the UK that we were not impressed. Pop in for a walk around if you have nothing much else to do.

Thank StuartJanine
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Went to mass twice while in town and was surprised how well attended each service was. It felt like an active spiritual place to be. The church was well maintained and services are available in Spanish and English.

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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

The cathedral, with its stained glass and New Mexican art is impressive, but don't miss the little chapel off to the left at the front -- the only remaining part of the original church and over three centuries old. The statue of the Virgin Mary...More

Thank vinfan
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting the Saint Francis Cathedral, which is located in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. A little bit of history of its French and Italian inspiration. The cathedral was built by Archbishop Jean Baptiste Lamy between 1869 and 1886 on the site of an...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

A must see. Attend mass and visit the gift shop. Have the stations of the cross and the inside is just beautiful! Our Christmas pic was taken out front 2 years ago. This was pur 2nd visit.

Thank fameonner
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Nestled within this lively and lovely area of Santa Fe, the Cathedral is a beautiful and welcoming respite to the hustle bustle. Stop, visit, enjoy the quiet and beauty of the windows, baptismal font, and wrap yourself in the comfort. Let there be peace on...More

Thank Jayhawk17
Reviewed 26 November 2016

St. Francis is a beautiful cathedral in the heart of Santa Fe. The beauty of the interior as well as its explanations of the cathedral history are inspiring.

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 24 November 2016

This church is older than the United States. It's incredibly beautiful. The gardens and entrance are well maintained and worthy of any garden magazine. The entry doors are intricately carved and absolutely incredible. Inside, the atmosphere is peaceful and respectful as people look at the...More

Thank 7riverrose
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The Cathedral Basilica sits on a lovely site in Santa Fe. It's an impressive building and the statues around the grounds are lovely. The interior is very nice and the stained glass showers the interior with fabulous colour on a sunny day. It is still...More

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Beverly S
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Response from Patrick D | Reviewed this property |
Located in the east end of the nave is the sanctuary. Above the altar is the San Damiano Crucifix, a replica of the crucifix in Assisi, Italy. Tradition says that the Lord leaned down from the crucifix and said; "Francis, go... More
Anne G
27 July 2016|
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Response from Char W | Reviewed this property |
Open for visitors all day to come and go, people also taking pictures. Some sections roped off but you can still see area.
26 July 2015|
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Response from cmincalif | Reviewed this property |
I think I remember that they were in the back of the church in the garden.