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St. Louis Cathedral

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Address: 615 Pere Antoine Alley, New Orleans, LA 70116
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+1 504-525-9585
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active...

The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.

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Beautiful cathedral

We just stopped in since we were in the French quarter. No fee involved and it was quite pretty. Took a few pictures and left but if you're in in Jackson Square worth a look see.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We just stopped in since we were in the French quarter. No fee involved and it was quite pretty. Took a few pictures and left but if you're in in Jackson Square worth a look see.

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Shaken not Stirred!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Do not make the mistake and walk by this Cathedral as I've seen so many people do. It has an amazing history, and a Highlight of the town. The inside is absolutely beautiful! Enjoy!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Cathedral was still decorated for Christmas ,,,, beautiful! While we were inside, could hear male voices practicing hymns in Latin! Be sure to look up to the ceiling ... amazing artistry throughout!

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chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The history of this church is fascinating. It is beautiful inside. From the windows to the ceiling fresco to the pipe organ, you don't know where to look first.

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Orinda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful church on the interior and exterior. Fun sitting on the steps - people watching and listening to the trombones play.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I attended a Christmas concert here on a rainy night; the Cathedral was opened to make the event more comfortable for people in the square. Acoustics were superb and it was a joy to sing along with 16 of the choir's several pieces.

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The exterior does not suggest the simple beauty of the interior of America's first cathedral. The paintings, marble and architectural character make this a must see.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

St. Louis Cathedral is absolutely beautiful. Don't miss visiting on your trip to New Orleans. You can even take photos inside.

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Thank Gretchen C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited the St Louis Cathedral while in Jackson Square. Amazing architecture. Being the oldest Cathedral in the US makes it a must see when in NO.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The church is beautiful on the outside, and still beautiful on the inside. An operational church, you can visit and walk thru anytime except when mass is in session.

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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 Quarter, brightly colored Victorian homes and businesses, famously done up with wrought-iron features, provide a distinct and immediately recognizable backdrop for all varieties of fun. At any given moment in this historic riverside setting, some of America’s finest meals are being cooked, most potent cocktails are being mixed, and most engaging music is being performed.
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