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Address: 190 Adams Ave, At the Corner of Third and Adams St in Downtown Memphis, Memphis, TN 38103
Phone Number: +1 901-527-8282
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Family visit to Memphis

What a beautiful church. We stopped on a Saturday to find it locked. We walked by on Sunday and it was open for mass. We asked the security guard if we could take a look a round... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 July 2016
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St. Louis
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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Well it's a classic 175 year old cathedral built and still operated by the Dominican friars. The church is beautiful inside and has some great stained glass. Standing for almost 2 centuries and still in service to the community.

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St. Louis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

What a beautiful church. We stopped on a Saturday to find it locked. We walked by on Sunday and it was open for mass. We asked the security guard if we could take a look a round and he said sure. The stained glass is amazing and are the church organ pipes. Glad we took the time to see the... More 

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Hixson, Tennessee, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

Christmas Eve Mass was very well done. Music, pageant, decorations, homily were perfect!! Gorgeous and very old church!!

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1 Thank Karen G
Memphis
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Pros: Historic church with beautiful interior, well worth visiting Cons: Parking may or may not be convenient, depending on time of day and other events in the area

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Taylorville, Illinois, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed the atmosphere of this beautiful old church as well as the friendly welcome we were greeted with from the parishioners.

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2 Thank Heather M
stafford, va
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2014

AI always enjoy finding beautiful historic Catholic Churches when travelling that also have a great liturgy, and this one hit the mark. Run by the Dominicans since the 1850's, this downtown Memphis church had a 10 a.m. Mass on New Years day. The Christmas decorations were nicely done, and the organ was great. I highly recommend it to Catholic travelers... More 

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Niceville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

Not only a beautiful church but an awesome place to attend a service. Warm and inviting and the mass was incredible. The sermon was powerful and moving, loved every minute of it. Stop by and enjoy the beauty of this church and take time to attend a service.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

Very beautiful and tranquil church. Grounds are well kept. Peaceful even though close to busy street.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2012

If you enjoy seeing old, traditional churches, St. Peter is one to see. Over one hundred fifty years old, it is lovely with gorgeous stained glass windows.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2006

This is the parish in which I am registered, and I have attended Mass here for the last 20 years. This Church was built in the 1850s and has been beautifully maintained by the Dominican Friars who have charge of this parish. All are welcome.

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