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Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

1101 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH 41011-3115
+1 859-431-2060
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Beautiful 100 year old Gothic Cathedral

I have visited many Cathedrals in Europe and this rivals many of them! The stained glass windows... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2016
Beth K
West Chester, Ohio, United States
A must see - incredible!

Did not even know about this until checking on Trip Advisor. This cathedral is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2016
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A gothic cathedral that has a design similar to Notre Dame in Paris.
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1101 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH 41011-3115
+1 859-431-2060
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

I have visited many Cathedrals in Europe and this rivals many of them! The stained glass windows and arches are fascinating. And don't forget to check out the gargoyles!! There was a guided tour on Sunday after the 10:00 Mass. Very informative and interesting!

Thank Beth K
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Did not even know about this until checking on Trip Advisor. This cathedral is beautiful. Probably the most beautiful stained glass I have ever seen (and so much if it). We were delighted that someone was rehearsing on "one" of the 3 organs they have....More

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

The first time, we just stumbled on this Basilica by accident. It was so beautiful that I brought my daughter to visit this time. I understand it has the world's largest story mural in stained glass, imported from Germany (if I remember right). Walk around...More

Thank nrocpop
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Beautiful old catholic church with lots of history. Breathtaking stain glass windows and great architecture. Off the beaten path but worth the trip.

Thank CindyZIGGY
Reviewed 13 January 2016

We stumbled upon this church as we were driving around. We went in and we were so glad to be able to join up with a tour. The detailed woodwork and tile is just amazing. Next time we will go for Mass just to sit...More

Thank BuffaloCc222
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I was absolutely awestruck upon entering the cathedral. The stained glass windows brought tears to my eyes. I was SO moved that I shared my experience with family members at my step sons wedding in September urging them to visit. Nearly 15 made the time...More

Thank Gizmo124
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Some of the best things in life are free. They include a visit to the Basilica. You don't need to be devout Catholic to have respect for Jesus and admire how He is depicted magnificently on the walls and windows of the Basilica.

Thank mustu80
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Covington Kentucky is home to several great churches and this is certainly the one most visitors have first on their list to visit.Certainly worth your time. Mother of God though is my favorite and it's but only about a mile away. Both have beautiful stain...More

Thank Doug S
Reviewed 24 November 2015

very nice building with a classic look=I love stained glass windows and was very impressed with the ones offered here. worth checking out!

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 19 November 2015

From the architecture of the building to the stained glass windows and the mosaics, it was breath taking, awesome. A nice booklet is available explaining the construction and building highlights. A worthwhile visit.

Thank CindyCindy500
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Charles D
Where is it? Live in Dayton.
5 August 2016|
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Response from Erin C | Reviewed this property |
It is in Covington, KY; just off of I75 southbound. You cn google directions.
is the church open today - Monday? Times? Tours?
18 May 2015|
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Response from Cymcym | Reviewed this property |
From the Website: Monday - Friday Mass 8:15 a.m. Self-Guided Tours Self-guided tour brochures are available at the Greeters Desk, found by the North side entrance. The brochures are free and available to individuals... More