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St Joseph's Cathedral

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A gem

Second-finest piece of eccesiastical architecture in Buffalo, after Cheektowaga's Our Lady of... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Max A W
Buffalo, New York
Attractive in All counts

I didn’t see the Cathedral at first. It was hidden behind the trees. It was huge! The doors were... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
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MASS TIMES: Saturday at 4:30 pm; Sunday at 8:00 am & 10:30 am (choir) Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 12:10 pm Tuesday & Thursday at 7:15 am Confession after daily Mass and at 4:00 pm on Saturday
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50 Franklin St, Buffalo, NY 14202-4098
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Second-finest piece of eccesiastical architecture in Buffalo, after Cheektowaga's Our Lady of Victory.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Max A W
Reviewed 27 September 2018

I didn’t see the Cathedral at first. It was hidden behind the trees. It was huge! The doors were made of wood and stained-glass windows. Inside there was a lot of stained-glass windows, especially with Bible characters. It was truly gorgeous! There were a lot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 13 September 2018

The basilica is beyond, soooooo beyond beautiful and it wipes in the USA. I have visited many basilicas and cathedrals for catholic religions, and by far, this is too dog. Yes, Europe has stunning ones too. Howev r, on good old Buffalo, whoa. Soooooo, soooooo...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank l0rrie0ne
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

When we visited there was cheap metered parking just outside the Cathedral. The stained glass was amazing, and my husband & I had the church all to ourselves.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shirley D
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We were on a weekend trip to Buffalo. Drawn to this beautiful building, we toured the Church and came back Sunday for the celebration of Mass.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

It's a remarkable, beautiful and impeccably maintained Cathedral that deserves an in-depth look with a tour guide. We have been here with 4 docents from Explore Buffalo and would love to come back when the organ is in action. It's spectacular looking and I can...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Queen_Marg0t
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We went on an explore Buffalo tour...inside downtown south. Wonderful tour and this one of our stops. The stained glass is beautiful...the organ is gorgeous...the history is very interesting.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank may1062016
Reviewed 5 December 2017

If you are in downtown Buffalo as we were, it is worth the time to walk over to visit St. Joseph's Cathedral. It has really amazing stained glass windows. It reminds us of some pf the other great cathedrals we have seen in other cities....big...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank travelingbeachbum00
Reviewed 7 October 2017

St. Joseph's is a real gem tucked away just east of the heart of the city. Consecrated in 1863, it is a true masterpiece with a spectacular interior including a massive organ. The building is usually open making a visit easy.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Very pretty church. Great architecture. The building is very humbling with beautiful stations of the cross.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank debm402
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26 June 2018|
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Response from may1062016 | Reviewed this property |
check out the "explore buffalo" website
Rajib C
28 May 2018|
Response from skaszab2016 | Reviewed this property |
open early in morning to evening. Very flexible times.
15 October 2016|
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Response from nanaxs6 | Reviewed this property |
There is a parking lot behind the church at corner of Delaware and Church St.