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St. Louis Cathedral, New Orleans

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 4,600+ reviews on the web
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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  • Beautiful cathedral. It was truly amazing. Beautiful stained glass story & wonderful architecture. It is a must see when visiting. 
  • It was hard to find where to enter because of construction.. Also had short hours. I loved the way the cross was illuminated on the church at night in the back. 
  • Beautiful Church! Music was exceptional and it was an inspiring service and homily given by the Arch Bishop 
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • Beautiful scenery, wonderful architecture and free entry.
  • Beautiful cathedral, inside and out. Oldest Catholic cathedral in the country. I'm an atheist, but enjoy the architecture and artwork of churches. If you're in Jackson square, definitely stop inside and check it out.
  • Absolutely beautiful. The artwork and structure is a sight to see. Even if you are not one of faith it is still worth visiting. If you can I highly recommended attending mass if you want to experience something you cannot in many other places in the states.
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