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Address: 900 Cathedral, Victoria, KS 67671-9782
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Stopped by the Cathedral of the Plains, St Fidelis Cathoic Church in Victoria, KS.Completed in 1911 and filled with 48 historic stained glass window from Munich Brothers Chicagom... read more

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Spartanburg, SC, United States
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Spartanburg, SC, United States
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49 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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Stopped by the Cathedral of the Plains, St Fidelis Cathoic Church in Victoria, KS.Completed in 1911 and filled with 48 historic stained glass window from Munich Brothers Chicagom, IL at a cost of $37,000 dollars. It has been placed on the National Registery of Historic Places and designated a Minor Basilica in 2014. A MUST see if you in Kansas... More 

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Thank Michael G
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Stopped in to light a candle, was awestruck by the sheer magnitude of the cathedral. The town is charming. The marble pillars and statues are so beautifully detailed.

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Thank LAstuckinKS
Overland Park, Kansas
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54 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Last Summer we traversed down Interstate 70 and jumped off and back on again as we headed West to Colorado . This was one of many Great stops along the way . Gorgeous architecture and stained glass windows, and the history was worth investigating . Very Prayerful , well worth the pause to refresh your soul .

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Thank GoodtogoKansasCity
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71 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful Cathedral tucked away in the small town of Victory KS on I70. We're not Catholic but took time to light candles and offer prayers for our family and nation. It's very stunning and you will be impressed. This is a must visit! God bless!

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Thank colonelbraz
Glenpool, Oklahoma, USA
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283 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

a majestic monument to the perseverance of early Catholic families in a harsh western Kansas environment. It is a beautiful building and grounds but be sure to read the history of the building and you will truly be amazed

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Miami Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

While traveling along Interstate 70 through Kansas there aren't too many interesting stops close to the highway but this small town does in fact have a very interesting history and its' church is a beautiful one so do make the stop. It sure beats the same old rest areas!

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Thank ARodriguezP
McPherson, Kansas
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66 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is exactly the sort of local destination you hope to come across on a road-trip. Traveling between Wilson/Lucas to Hays for dinner during an overnight getaway, I saw the sign for the "Cathedral of the Plains" on Rt 70 and on a whim we decided to stop. It was early evening, so I am very glad that the sanctuary... More 

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Thank Monica R
Fishers, Indiana
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103 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

As others have said, the church is open. You must go inside. It is simply beautiful and such a surprise out in the middle of the Kansas plains. It is a huge Romanesque style church is a little tiny town. Wonderfully restored. A brochure near the church entrance tells the entire story and history of the church. The sign on... More 

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Meriden, Kansas
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22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2016

I've always been told that it was a sin not to go to church, well in the case of this truly spectacular sight in the middle of the plains of Kansas this is a fact. While driving along interstate 70 I saw a sign the said Cathedral of the Plains next exit on one of Kansas's brown attraction signs so... More 

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Thank Ken D
Seattle, Washington
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111 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Going down I-70, I saw two large church spires in the distance and goaded on by the brown information sign, I decided to go visit. I was surprised to find the cathedral was open (so many are not) and was very impressive. Large, lots of stained glass, well maintained. A nice informational brochure was available also. Right up there with... More 

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