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Immaculate Conception Church

Bourbon St, Castries, St. Lucia
+1 758-452-2416
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One of the largest churches in the West Indies has some lovely frescoes.
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Bourbon St, Castries, St. Lucia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth popping in. The interior is beautifully painted and the stained glass windows are painted in a Caribbean style. It is well used with many people at prayer.

Thank iguana_9
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go inside and your will be surprised. The exterior is run down but inside is beautiful. Sat in the pews and just looked up and around and was impressed. It was busy with Locals and tourists

Thank Pandabuddie
Reviewed 19 November 2017

When we looked in side we could see lots of children in uniforms sitting listening to other children singing. So we just crept inside & sat for 10 minutes. It's very colourful inside do not be put off by the outside.

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 14 November 2017

We went to mass here on a Saturday evening at 7pm. The service was, of course, just the same as mass in the USA. The responsorial psalms and some other songs were a bit drawn out, but that just made it nicer. The architecture and...More

Thank MRoberts1231
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This church was the highlight of our walk around town. There was so much to see and contemplate inside, from the beautiful artwork, ceiling, side altars, etc. Many of the artwork depicted black saints or had a local flavor. We spent a lot of time...More

Thank LindasDoral
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Strolling through Castries, we came upon this beautiful Catholic church. We were lucky enough to happen upon it as midday service was beginning. From the history of the construction to the prayers being said, so much has passed through these walls. It's truly an amazing...More

1  Thank Vicki H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I walked thru the nice park near the church to get some exterior pictures of this lovely church and found some massive trees and a beautiful fountain in the park which is south of the church. The church itself is beautiful in and outside and...More

Thank russpei
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Worth going inside to see the beautiful murals and stained glass. We were disappointed that the nearby square was closed.

Thank kroberts07
Reviewed 16 August 2017

church was in town near the world famous market so you may as well walk by and pray! Didn't go inside,,,

Thank napolitanol3
Reviewed 12 July 2017

It is huge but so well maintained. You can definitely see some of the country's history from the detail and brickwork in this church

Thank FatBike-StLucia
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Sylvanus L
16 February 2017|
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Response from kristinasouth | Reviewed this property |
The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, located in Derek Walcott Square, Castries,[2] Saint Lucia, is the seat of the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Castries, currently Robert Rivas. The... More
18 December 2016|
Response from kristinasouth | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, The beautiful cathedral is downtown Castries, your ship is berthing in Pointe Seraphine cruise ship terminal. Mass time is from 8am to 10am. You'll be landing around 8am. Easiest and safest way is to take a taxi... More
28 November 2016|
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Response from Geoff R | Reviewed this property |
I've checked on their website.Mass times are all recorded.They vary from day to day.Suggest you go in to Immaculate Conception Church in Castries. You'll enjoy the visit. Geoff