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Address: 209 Walnut St, Saint Louis, MO 63102-2499
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09:00 - 18:00
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Very beautiful and unique...with a great museum

The Old Cathedral is very unique in architecture, and the sanctuary's statues added to the reverence of the parish. Moreover, the museum next to the parish was very informative... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 November 2016
John C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

The Old Cathedral is very unique in architecture, and the sanctuary's statues added to the reverence of the parish. Moreover, the museum next to the parish was very informative and had very beautiful Rosaries in the religious gifts shop

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This beautiful cathedral is located between the Gateway Arch and the Old Courthouse. This is the oldest church in St. Louis and while small, is very beautiful inside and out. It will only take a few minutes to go in a take a look.

Thank J-W
Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My family and I recently took a trip to the Arch and stopped to see the Old Cathedral along the way. This was a nice stop and point of rest for us. It is very beautiful inside and out and we hope to go back soon and spend more time. 

Thank staycationer
Bel Air, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

A stop here on your way to the Arch is well worth it. The inside was recently renovated and it is beautiful.

Thank ssdirotm
Franklin Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

right by the arch .. glad to find this really old historic church open. I gather its the oldest in town .... hince the name. It was very small and right by the arch.

Thank chattygirl7491
Springfield, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

The History in this place is amazing. Loved the painting and the organ. This was the 1st catholic church this side of the mississippi river.

Thank Nichole G
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The Cathedral is right in front of you on the temporary walkway to Arch Park, but most people just pass it by (visiting hours are limited as well), which is their misfortune. Plan a visit if the Cathedral is open; it's a very historic landmark and beautifully preserved. It also allows one to have a quiet break from a busy... More 

Thank sunsetsbythesea
League City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

If you can go inside, please do. It's small and beautifully renovated. Read about the history. A quick 10 minutes. It is along the path to the Arch. Don't expect to park there.

Thank Fbroz
New Providence, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

An old small church with history. I did not walk in due to there was wedding going on. However after I visited the cathedral basilica, I have no desire to visit this church. There is no comparison.

Thank tanje1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, newly renovated Catholic church at the foot of the Arch. There is no museum here. Other reviewers have this church confided with the Basilica.

Thank grandfisch

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