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Awe Inspiring Architecture

If you have the opportunity take the tour. In twenty minutes or so you will learn about the man who... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
K S
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Manahawkin, New Jersey
This is a CHURCH!

The Basilica is simply beautiful and serene. Upon entering, one is transported to a time when... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
laflair2018
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Hickory, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you have the opportunity take the tour. In twenty minutes or so you will learn about the man who designed and built the Basilica, about the elliptical dome, the stained glass, the statues and so many other details that are impossible to absorb at...More

Thank K S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Basilica is simply beautiful and serene. Upon entering, one is transported to a time when walking into a Catholic Church was distinct from other churches. Not to take anything away from others, but this church is breathtaking. I wish I lived in Asheville.so I...More

Thank laflair2018
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place has some amazing secrets hidden inside that you need to go check out. Absolutely beautiful inside and very calming. Takes 10 minutes to see so if you are near by please stop!

Thank alextensi1
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a Beautiful church. We stopped in just as a service was beginning to take place and the architecture of this building is absolutely stunning! Plus while you're visiting downtown asheville it is very likely you will walk past this church at least once...More

Thank Brittany H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not a grand cathedral, but a very moving, peaceful place. Worth the walk through. Will not take much of your time, but it's pretty and unique.

Thank Goodtimesrus105
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had to stop in and view this wonder...said a prayer for friends and family. beautiful, peaceful. We were so happy that it was opened and allowed us to view the beautiful architecture and stained glass windows.

Thank KidBF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a place of history, divine architecture, inspired works of art, and a site of papal blessing. It's a must see for those with interest in any of the above topics. Gustavino, designer of the dome of the basilica had a special talent which...More

Thank NorthTXGma
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic cathedral is beautiful on the inside. There is a beautiful rose garden in front. It really displays the history of the early 1900's.

Thank 870candices
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most people stop and take a picture of the outside and never go in the side door to enter the basilica itself. There is an amazing tile ceiling by Gustavino, the man who did the tile work at the Biltmore Estate's indoor swimming pool and...More

Thank skibunny63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I attended Saturday evening Mass with my wife and our daughter, and stayed for a brief tour of the Basilica afterward. The architecture and acoustics are stunning and the docent did a wonderful job providing our small group with the highlights regarding the church’s history...More

Thank Brian L
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Response from LisaMilo | Reviewed this property |
We went in the afternoon. For specific hours I would suggest googling the site.
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9 April 2017|
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Response from Martha L | Reviewed this property |
Because the information on the website is vague I used the "contact us" information to email my questions on hours of operation. Received a prompt response.
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PhillyQuist
20 August 2016|
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Response from Jody S | Reviewed this property |
Sunday is listed as 9 am, noon and 5 pm in Spanish. We went to the Sunday noon mass.
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