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Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

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Address: 89 Ridge St, Newark, NJ 07104-1029
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+1 973-484-4600

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Majestic, Grandiose on par with the best in Europe and the best part is that is here in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Newark, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 211 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

It is a great church, nice stained glass, big Gothic interior and exterior expected more from a cathedral in Europe that one in USA. Nice mass on Sundays. Take care where you park and not to be alone the area is not very secure.

1 Thank thor2705
Newark, New Jersey
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Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Majestic, Grandiose on par with the best in Europe and the best part is that is here in Newark, New Jersey, USA.

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Nutley, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Even more beautiful than Saint Patrick in NYC. Beautiful rose window and other stained glass. Stay for noon mass on Sunday and listen to the choir. They are great.

2 Thank lurdes8
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Such a beautiful and holy place. Been here many times to attend Red Mass in September and for wedding ceremonies.

1 Thank Joann K
Clifton, New Jersey
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245 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I took a friend to the Cathedral recently because he had never been here and is a Catholic. I was so impressed by the size and beauty. I am not Catholic but I was very impressed.

1 Thank jbmathusek
New Jersey
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This historic cathedral is as beautiful as it was when it was built. You will adore this structure inside and out. Look in every nook,ceilings, floors, Windows..each inch designed perfectly. If you go during a holiday season, the altars are draped with thousands of plants.You can feel the spirit when you enter this holy building. Be careful. The neighborhood is... More 

1 Thank Winggal222
Newark, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

If you want to enter for religious or spiritual reasons, or want to capture the great architectural features of the Cathedral, it has many different features to choose from.

1 Thank SharonNDanny
Niagara Falls, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

My wife and I had the pleasure to attend Sunday Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark, New Jersey. It is an absolutely beautiful place to visit and worship. There is also a lovely park with beautiful gardens located across the street.

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Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I visited the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart while waiting for my flight, this based on a tip from the Tripadvisor community and I am glad I did see it. From outside an amazing building and to my surprise it was open. The inside decoration is decent, the vitrages in the windows are very nice. I did some walking in... More 

1 Thank Petra_Crv
Columbia, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

Ask anyone who lives in New Jersey where the great cathedral is and they will look at you dumbfounded. "There's a cathedral in Newark?" Yes, and it is modeled on the one in Rouen, France. Needless to say, it's magnificent. Where do you find it? Where do they place all great cathedrals - on a hill. Just look up and... More 

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