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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.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
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615 Pere Antoine Aly, New Orleans, LA 70116-3291
French Quarter
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"light a candle"
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"beautiful inside"
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"old church"
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"french quarter"
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"gift shop"
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"take pictures"
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"catholic"
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"prayer"
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Reviewed today via mobile

A really beautiful piece of their history. And I had no idea that Pope Francis had dedicated something in honor of it. I'm not going to give it away it's out front.

Thank josalynDiane
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Reviewed yesterday

This Cathedral is gorgeous. It's one of those landmarks that says New Orleans. Inside is so beautiful. It has a lot of very pretty stained glass inside. It's a beautiful and serene place to go inside and light a candle for a loved one. It's...More

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Reviewed yesterday

How this building stays so beautiful is impressive. This is the oldest cathedral in the country and is something everybody should have the opportunity to visit regardless of religious beliefs.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is something to see, it is free to go in and they do allow pictures! It is a beautiful cathedral!

Thank Kayla M
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an absolutely beautiful Cathedral I enjoyed being able to go in and say a prayer and light a candle; it’s open after mass for visitors. The day that we were there, there was a young girls choir singing, because of the size and...More

Thank Carla E
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Actually, the cathedral is so beautiful from the outside that one really does not need to enter. The inside is also beautiful, however, and worth a few minutes. Back to the outside...visitors find it an iconic site to be captured in photos. In front of...More

Thank ssandin
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the oldest cathedrals in the US and one that is well maintained. Big, roomy and in the "heart of the French Quarter". Attending mass there was a treat.

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved taking pictures of this church. Lots to check out. Get ready to do a lot of walking. Wear good shoes

Thank Kbcooke
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I spent some time wandering through this beautiful and historic church. Though I'm not a particularly religious person, walking through it certainly inspired a sense of reverence and awe.

Thank ed_in_510
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful architecture. Amazing history. Just go and see it and enjoy the history is amazing . We are so lucky these building are still standing for us to enjoy.

Thank leanneandrew15
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Nmoline13
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.
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gracengoats
3 October 2017|
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Response from AmandaRhodeIsland | Reviewed this property |
About a hour
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missrose2015
15 May 2017|
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Response from SamC1117 | Reviewed this property |
Mass at 9am and 11am on Sunday 21 May 2017
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