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“Beautiful 100 year old Gothic Cathedral”

Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Ranked #3 of 199 things to do in Cincinnati
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Owner description: A gothic cathedral that has a design similar to Notre Dame in Paris.
Reviewed 8 May 2016

I have visited many Cathedrals in Europe and this rivals many of them! The stained glass windows and arches are fascinating. And don't forget to check out the gargoyles!! There was a guided tour on Sunday after the 10:00 Mass. Very informative and interesting!

Thank Beth K
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"stained glass"
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"notre dame in paris"
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"wood carvings"
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"awe inspiring"
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"gothic architecture"
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"flying buttresses"
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"sheer beauty"
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"north transept"
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"across the river"
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"take your breath away"
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"answer questions"
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"cincy area"
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"worth a visit"
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"self guided tour"
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"beautiful building"
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"sunny day"
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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Did not even know about this until checking on Trip Advisor. This cathedral is beautiful. Probably the most beautiful stained glass I have ever seen (and so much if it). We were delighted that someone was rehearsing on "one" of the 3 organs they have. There are mosaics that are breathtaking. Wood carvings that are amazing. I understand that through Aoril they often have free concerts on Sundays. I would love the opportunity to visit during that time . This is an architectural gem

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

The first time, we just stumbled on this Basilica by accident. It was so beautiful that I brought my daughter to visit this time. I understand it has the world's largest story mural in stained glass, imported from Germany (if I remember right). Walk around the gardens to the back to see the flying buttresses. It is unusual to see something this magnificent in our country. Don't miss!!!!

Thank nrocpop
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

Beautiful old catholic church with lots of history. Breathtaking stain glass windows and great architecture. Off the beaten path but worth the trip.

Thank CindyZIGGY
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

We stumbled upon this church as we were driving around. We went in and we were so glad to be able to join up with a tour. The detailed woodwork and tile is just amazing. Next time we will go for Mass just to sit and look at it all and take it in. Just amazing.

Thank BuffaloCc222
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