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Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

1101 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH 41011-3115
+1 859-431-2060
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Huge stained glass windows. l highly recommend a visit to the cathedral. Its especially beautful... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2016
Laurie F
A genuine landmark

This cathedral is especially beautiful on a sunny day. The stained glass windows are spectacular... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Michael O
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A gothic cathedral that has a design similar to Notre Dame in Paris.
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1101 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH 41011-3115
+1 859-431-2060
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Huge stained glass windows. l highly recommend a visit to the cathedral. Its especially beautful at Christmas.

Thank Laurie F
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This cathedral is especially beautiful on a sunny day. The stained glass windows are spectacular. The stations of the cross are made of imported mosaics. Tours are available. It almost has the feel of a cathedral in Europe, complete with flying buttresses.

Thank Michael O
Reviewed 21 November 2016

I am not an ultra religious person, but a visit to the Cathedral Basilica in Covington, KY is a must for lovers of history and architecture. The architecture is breathtaking, being a replica of Cathedral de Notre Dame in Paris, France. Sweeping French Gothic spires...More

Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The Cathedral Basilica has beautiful stained glass and is a replica of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris France. They do have tours which I'd highly recommend to learn all the little details that go into making the Cathedral what it is.

Thank kygirl59
Reviewed 16 October 2016

The basilica is open for visitors most of the day. There is a knowledgeable receptionist who has a pamphlet to give the visitor additional information while roaming through the Cathedral. There are 3 rose stained glass windows that are absolutely stunning, worth the trip to...More

Thank ncat2016
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The Basilica is open for tours during the day and this place is so peaceful inside. Great history about its building and architecture design. Reverent inside and most of all a very peaceful place. There are also devotional areas inside to Jesus, Mary, Joseph and...More

Thank jb s
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We viewed this stunning church right when it opened at 10:00 am. The wood carvings, stained glass windows, massive organ pipes, and tiled stations of the cross were breath-taking to behold. The garden, although small, was well tended and there was even a small 'reflection'...More

Thank grannybee1950
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The workers are always happy to help you and the cathedral is absolutely stunning. I believe some records are held for largest stain glass windows in the world.

Thank KareBear22
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Most historic churches can advertise wonderful pieces of art. This basilica contains walls of detailed stained glass, some of the largest in the world. Of an entirely different medium, large mosaics depict the story of Christ's passion in excruciating detail. It all leaves one speechless....More

Thank dianel103
Reviewed 9 July 2016

I attended a friends wedding here. It was enchanting, romantic, and gorgeous! Beautiful architecture. We stayed at a hotel in Cincinnati, and it was a short drive across the bridge.

Thank Erin C
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Charles D
5 August 2016|
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Response from Erin C | Reviewed this property |
It is in Covington, KY; just off of I75 southbound. You cn google directions.
18 May 2015|
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Response from Cymcym | Reviewed this property |
From the Website: Monday - Friday Mass 8:15 a.m. Self-Guided Tours Self-guided tour brochures are available at the Greeters Desk, found by the North side entrance. The brochures are free and available to individuals... More