We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 212 State St, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1108
Phone Number:
+1 717-232-2169
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 45 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Absolutely Amazing

I love visiting cathedrals wherever I can and this one has got to be near or at the top of my list. Just stunning and beautiful. The architecture and artwork accentuate each other... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Jon S
,
Apopka, Florida
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 40: English reviews
Apopka, Florida
Level Contributor
36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

I love visiting cathedrals wherever I can and this one has got to be near or at the top of my list. Just stunning and beautiful. The architecture and artwork accentuate each other perfectly. A must visit if you are in Harrisburg. Do not miss this beautiful church.

Helpful?
Thank Jon S
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
120 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I have walked past this church hundreds of times but finally visited last week for Ash Wednesday Mass. I'm sorry it took me so long to go inside! This is the kind of gorgeous architecture and interior that isn't built in churches anymore. From the dome to the stained glass windows, the entire building is a work of art. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank IceGurlie
new jersey
Level Contributor
314 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick visit on Sunday before touring the Capitol building. Beautiful inside and out. The green dome is delightful. Well worth checking out if in downtown Harrisburg.

Helpful?
Thank schmutaki
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The church is absolutely beautiful. I love church architecture and this is amazing in my book! I would recommend a visit if you are in the area.

Helpful?
Thank Destinyworshipmd
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The Capitol Building contrasts nicely with the Cathedral Dome. With some amusement State Street and Church Street intersect, so Church and State do meet in the State of Pennsylvania. Worth a visit.

Helpful?
Thank Dave D
Louisville, KY
Level Contributor
570 reviews
236 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

After visiting the state Capitol building I saw this site on Tripadviser. It's a beautiful church on historic State Street just down the block. It's free and only takes 15-20 minutes to view this beautiful church. Take a few shots then perhaps walk down the street to Amp Coffee Shop for a cup of joe.

Helpful?
Thank jgbtravels
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
77 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

A gem of architecture second to none! From the stained windows to the statuary, the Stations of the Cross, the Altar -- they all can stand side by side with any ancient European church. In one word: BEAUTIFUL. Take your camera and if there is no celebration of the Mass during your visit, take several photos. During this Year of... More 

Helpful?
Thank Fiat
Yekaterinburg, Russia
Level Contributor
542 reviews
467 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a really nice church. And I would recommend stopping in to check it out if you're in the area.

Helpful?
Thank norgeva
Alexandria, Virginia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A breathtaking place of worship. A true "gem" to celebrate a special occasion in prayer or to attend regular Mass.

Helpful?
Thank Alfred R
Lakeland
Level Contributor
310 reviews
216 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Hard to photograph in its entirety from the outside, but what you can get is beautiful. Since it is just down the street from the Capitol building and the Methodist church, it makes a good photo looking up at the Capitol. I just opened the front door on a Tuesday afternoon and went in. Door was unlocked and nobody in... More 

Helpful?
Thank Janet S

Travellers who viewed Cathedral of Saint Patrick also viewed

 

Been to Cathedral of Saint Patrick? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Cathedral of Saint Patrick and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Cathedral of Saint Patrick staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?