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St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans

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Experience the majestic 18th-century architecture and stately appearance of St. Louis Cathedral. Located in the historical Jackson Square facing the Mississippi River, the cathedral serves as one of the French Quarter’s anchoring landmarks and is the oldest continuously active cathedral in the United States. Walk through the cathedral’s main hall to admire the high, painted ceilings and arched windows before taking a seat in one of the pew’s to enjoy a few moments of silence. Check the cathedral’s schedule online if you are interested in attending a service. Arrange to visit St. Louis Cathedral and other attractions in New Orleans using our New Orleans vacation trip planner.
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  • We just stopped in since we were in the French quarter. No fee involved and it was quite pretty. Took a few pictures and left but if you're in in Jackson Square worth a look see. 
  • Do not make the mistake and walk by this Cathedral as I've seen so many people do. It has an amazing history, and a Highlight of the town. The inside is absolutely beautiful! Enjoy! 
  • Très bel endroit à visiter lorsqu'on est à New-Orléans. Il faut prendre le temps de regarder la magnifique bible enluminée dans le fond de l'église (près des portes d'entrées)!!! 
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  • What a beautiful church. This is the center stone of the french quarter. 90% of tourist visit this place at least once. Mass is very traditional, the wait to get a wedding here is 4 ever.
  • Had a great visit a few weeks back. We actually looked around during a children's choir practice, so the videos came out fantastic. The stained glass is gorgeous and everything is kept in wonderful shape. There's even a confessional!
  • The exterior is a fun place to see unique people and listen to great music. The interior is beautiful and worth seeing.
  • I love watching mass at noon everyday but the audio is not working. I have put the volume on my T.V. as high as it will go and still can't hear the mass. Please look into this problem. This has been happening for the last few days. Thanks and God bless.
  • Incredible historic church. From The paintings on the ceiling to the stone floor the history is just pumping out of this place.