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Old St. Mary's Church

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Address: 646 Monroe St, Detroit, MI 48226-2935
Phone Number: +1 313-961-8711
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Very glad I was able to see the inside

Went here prior to a Lions game. Only a few minutes from Ford Field and right in Greektown. It is a very beautiful church.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here prior to a Lions game. Only a few minutes from Ford Field and right in Greektown. It is a very beautiful church.

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I decided to stop by here after walking around Downtown Detroit as it was in the top 30 things to do in Detroit on TripAdvisor. And it was great! The church was BEAUTIFUL! I was surprised to see how beautiful the interior was with its high ceiling, organ pipes, plaques and mini rooms dedicated for prayer! I have just been... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

When you arrive at St. Mary's, the first thing you notice is the architecture. Once inside, the grottos on each side of the entrances stand out: To the left is the grotto depicting Christ's agony in the garden of Gethsemane, on the right are the Baptismal Grotto, depicting Christ's baptism in the Jordan River, and the Lourdes grotto, depicting the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We loved visiting this beautiful old church and learning about their active congregation. We called ahead for a tour and learned so much from their historian. It was a very moving experience for all of us.

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Wauwatosa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Went into the church after mass on Sunday... it is beautiful and there is so much to see. the stained glass windows are amazing.

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Thank Georgia S
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I've visited many of Europes great cathedrals and Old St Mary's church is right up there with them as far as beauty is concerned. Make t a point to visit the next time you are in Greektown.

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Pleasant Lake, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is such a gem and free at that! Anytime there's not a service taking place, you're welcome to stroll in, just be respectful.

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This beautiful church was within walking distance from our hotel. It is absolutely breathtaking and a must see when in the Detroit area.

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Thank ssina1
Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Incredible architecture and one of few remaining churchs in the area. Very easy to locate at the edge of Greektown.

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Thank lrmathon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We attended one of many Masses available. It was very cool going to a Latin Mass and receiving communion at the rail. The music was amazing

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