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St. Patrick's Cathedral

Open Now: 07:00 - 20:30
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Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Madison Avenue, with a seating capacity of 2,200, rose window reaching 26 feet across, pipe organ with more than 7,380 pipes and the graceful twin spires that reach 330 feet into the sky.
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460 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6863
+1 212-753-2261
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Reviewed yesterday

I was lucky enough to visit this Church during a Sunday service and it was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen. The beautiful vaulted ceiling allow for the sound to travel and echo and sound absolutely amazing.

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Reviewed yesterday

Would highly recommend visiting to anyone. It is a very beautiful place to visit.I was glad I was allowed to take pictures to bring back to show my family.

Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed yesterday

St. Patrick's cathedral built in the late eighteen hundreds is a functioning cathedral with lots of tourists.Entrance is free. It has gone under major renovations and is finally showing its glory. While it is a majestic gothic style cathedral, it falls short compared to some...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Popped in here Mondy 10th September and you are blown away by this stunning place within seconds of entering the door. I heard singing and noticed a service going on so discreetly took photos and videoed a few bits. A Tenor was singing, no idea...More

Thank nosae17
Reviewed yesterday

This church was just stunning. You would need a couple of hours to really enjoy every detail in this church. The stain glass, the carvings, the marble, the woodwork was all just incredible.

Thank Dream334977
Reviewed 2 days ago

fNo matter what the level of your Beliefs...St. Patrick's forces a pause of silence and respect and introspection. No way around it. Stunning architecture.

Thank Kerry1213
Reviewed 3 days ago

It really stands out among neighboring buldings. It is just beautiful building worth seeing and visiting.

Thank chris n
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm not overly religious, but still enjoyed seeing the fine details and workmanship in this place. Stain glass was amazing.

Thank Aaron T
Reviewed 3 days ago

A BEAUTIFUL and peaceful place to gather your thoughts and find a place to rest while walking around NYC. Stained glass is a work of art and remember to look UP to see the most exquisite ceiling. You can light a candle for a couple...More

Thank GreatLife
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Brilliant building with a very old touch of history ,you will take a lot of photos there and you will watch a lot of statues and pictures there

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Yolanda S
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Response from gator-gator | Reviewed this property |
No tickets needed. I imagine that yes, anyone can attend. It was a very welcome feel to the church. There were some security people, but hundreds of.people wandering around the church while tons of other people attended mass.
11 August 2018|
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Response from Ann N | Reviewed this property |
never took a guided our but I never went during times of MASS or ceremonies; dressed appropriately, no cigs, visited quietly& respectfully; just saying!
22 July 2018|
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Response from 08Nic008 | Reviewed this property |
I think it takes place at the end of APRIL and is called HardHat Mass. Please call the cathedral for further details or visit their website. T: 212.753.2261