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Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

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Address: 1101 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH 41011-3115
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A gothic cathedral that has a design similar to Notre Dame in Paris.

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Old World Craftsmanship that can be admired by all

Awsome! On the scale of Cathedrals in Europe. Self-guided tours available and well worth the time to see some of the greatest and largest Stained Glass work in North America.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 August 2015
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Awsome! On the scale of Cathedrals in Europe. Self-guided tours available and well worth the time to see some of the greatest and largest Stained Glass work in North America.

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Hertford, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

This cathedral is beautiful and huge. It is 180 feet in length and 81 feet in height. The stained glass windows are gorgeous. The north transept window is 67 feet by 24 feet and is one of the largest stained glass windows in the world. There are two rose windows measuring 26 feet in diameter. It is awesome and a... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

Certainly worth seeing, compares favorably with some of the cathedrals in Europe IMHO. The stained glass is magnificent. I'd say visit if you are in the area and have some time to see stuff

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Florence, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Beautiful church, can't miss when visiting here. They also give tours. A very special place. Stained glass and wood work is incredible. Modeled after the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Very beautiful, welcoming people, fantastic experience. If you're interested, check it out. Even my children were in awe.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

The exterior is in the beautiful gothic style. The streets around the cathedral are paved with red brick making the church stand out even more. The interior has gorgeous wall-to-wall stained glass windows and large mosaic Station of the Cross scenes.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Beautiful works by Frank Duvenack in the style of the old masters and lovely stained glass can be found here. Well worth a visit for art lovers.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Took about 90 minutes out of the day to visit this beautiful church and very glad I did! Located in Covington, this is a great place to view artworks - stain glass windows galore (82 of them!), intricate Italian mosaic scenes, paintings (some Duvenek), an unbelievable organ (I believe there are two) - simply beauty throughout every inch of this... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

One of the most beautiful churches in North America. The stain glass windows are spectacular. It is modeled after Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

The window in the transept is simply magnificent and well worth a visit as well as the Duveneck paintings in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. Although the recent renovation are not in keeping with the gothic architecture, it is still a beautiful place.

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