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The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.
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615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
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+1 504-525-9585
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 31 March 2004

My husband and I visited New Orleans in October, while on a "Music Cities "Tour arriving from California on Saturday afternoon.We attended Mass on the following Sunday along with some of our traveling companions. The Cathedral is so beautiful--and has a lot of History. I...More

8  Thank Brdgoil
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 May 2015

This is 2015, NO BATHROOM. If you go to church be warned if you got to go because of medicine or any other reason. I don't go to mass at the cathedral because I don't want to have to leave and walk a block if...More

3  Thank Boyd P
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Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful cathedral that has been honored by one Pope and visited by another. St. Louis Cathedral is a must see when in New Orleans.

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Reviewed yesterday

Inside is like all Catholic historical churches with beautiful paintings and structure. Their highlight written in a plaque outside was that Pope John Paul visited there some years ago. If you are not familiar with John Paul, he is the German Pope and first Pope...More

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Reviewed yesterday

If you like visiting churches do not miss a visit to the St. Louis Cathedral . It is well worth your time, and they do offer guided tours on some days.

Thank MaryCard
Reviewed yesterday

a beautiful historic cathedral offering masses. You can walk in and see it or sit down as we normally do and calm your soul!

Thank packinglite
Reviewed yesterday

We were just walking around the area and decided to go in and check out this cathedral. It's beautiful! By all mean stop in to check it out. We did not attend mass, but I'm so glad we were able to take some pictures before...More

Thank Ethel E
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful old cathedral in the middle of the French quarter overlooking Jackson square, worth a visit

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Reviewed yesterday

We took the Riverfront streetcar and got off at the Toulouse St. stop and walked to Jackson square. Also got to see it from our Creole Queen river cruise a few days later. Very impressive building. We did not go inside as there was a...More

Thank magic_carpets
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Thank you to the cathedral for allowing the public to enter and enjoy the beauty of this place. It’s an important part of New Orleans history as well as an iconic structure.

Thank sunshine_traveler57
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is in the French Quarter and is a lovely cathedral. Pictures don't do it justice and the park in front is spectacular.

Thank CathyS1409
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is beautiful and a must see on your visit to New Orleans. My only complaint is that for some reason it isn't illuminated at night. Would be awesome lit at night!

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French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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14 October 2018|
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Response from Jeanine N | Reviewed this property |
Not that I am aware of. Get an uber and be careful of this area of New Orleans after dark. Do not take directions or advice from anyone. Be very alert and cautious.
15 October 2017|
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Response from Jeanine N | Reviewed this property |
No not if visiting and looking around. If going to mass you should dress respectfully and appropriately as this is a house of Gid.
3 October 2017|
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Response from AmandaRhodeIsland | Reviewed this property |
About a hour