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St. Louis Cathedral

615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
+1 504-525-9585
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The major landmark of the French Quarter is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the U.S.
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615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
French Quarter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The cathedral/basilica is absolutely beautiful! I had toured it a couple times but never attended a service. My daughter and I were excited to go to mass on our weekend in NOLA. The cathedral was very cold; most everyone kept their coats on throughout mass....More

Thank Kara K
Reviewed 2 days ago

loved stopping in an learning the history. Right in the front of the French Quarter. Lots of street musicians and artists on the square in front.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must see! At first we didnt go inside but we were told we had to...I am glad we did, it was beautiful!

Thank russpackard
Reviewed 3 days ago

On a lovely Winter afternoon, we stopped into St Louis Cathedral. We had done a longer visit in June, but as we were walking past, and as my wife wanted to “light a candle” for a few friends, and relatives, we entered. Even on a...More

Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 3 days ago

beautiful classic style church. After spending time in Jackson Square and experiencing all the artists and entertainment, the Church presents a dramatic endpoint for your visit.

Thank kenhaley4464
Reviewed 4 days ago

Church every Sunday 2 Masses for all. The stain glass is dimensional because they made it with sand.

Thank kathyharrer
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit if you are in the Jackson Square area. I would take a guided tour of the French Quarter, if you want to know the history behind the church.

Thank A2traveler29
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful building and history. Great to take pictures of family members or wedding pictures. A must see and a lot of history.

Thank newyorkjustin
Reviewed 4 days ago

After seeing so many churches in Europe, this was a nice church. We happened to be walking by and i heard an organ and as i scrambled into the building, mass ended and i missed it lol. Nice stained glass and nave. No admission, good...More

Thank brianinboca
Reviewed 4 days ago

We popped in here on our last day but had seen it lit up of a night on several occasion's. As cathedral's go it is quite small but friendly and nicely decorated out for Christmas. It is well worth a visit but only for 15...More

French Quarter
A small and teeming network of laissez-faire living
lounged out on the balmy banks of the Mighty
Mississippi, the French Quarter has long been a port
of call for folks in search of a good time and a great
story. Perpetually inebriated Bourbon Street runs
across its midriff like a strand of cheap ribbon tied
around an otherwise rather pretty and impressively
well-kept vintage dress. Throughout the rest of the
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15 October 2017|
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Response from Brittany C | Reviewed this property |
Clothing does not matter, you may want to make sure you are in comfy walking shoes though.
3 October 2017|
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Response from AmandaRhodeIsland | Reviewed this property |
About a hour
15 May 2017|
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Response from SamC1117 | Reviewed this property |
Mass at 9am and 11am on Sunday 21 May 2017