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St. Joseph Cathedral

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This place is amazing!

I've seen cathedrals in Europe and north America and St. Joseph is a jewel worth seeing. The... read more

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Bob E
Ada, Michigan

This can be seen from Sioux Falls park but is very impressive up close and is a gorgeous piece of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Colleen E
Louisville, Kentucky
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521 N Duluth Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57104-2714
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Reviewed yesterday

I've seen cathedrals in Europe and north America and St. Joseph is a jewel worth seeing. The structure is impressive and is sited overlooking the city of Sioux Falls. The columns and floors and all the chapels are beautifully decorated with statuary and stained glass...More

Thank Bob E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This can be seen from Sioux Falls park but is very impressive up close and is a gorgeous piece of architecture

Thank Colleen E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tricky part is figuring out how to access the building! Once inside we found ourselves alone in a most glorious cathedral! Absolutely worth taking 30 minutes to stop and walk around.

Thank minnesota1215
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking place of peace and grace... Highly recommand a quick visit. Enjoyed the beauty and detail in ever corner.

Thank Laurie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited day after it rained in Sioux Falls so river was strong and enjoyed viewing falls and easy walk in park.

Thank Venture363260
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Built around 1908 the exterior of this Catholic Chuch is a site to behold...photo time!!!! However, when you walk in you can feel the presence of God. The wall sculptures, flooring, frescos, alters, and devotional settings have few equals anywhere outside of Europe....and maybe even...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Incredible that this monumental cathedral is in South Dakota. Amazing artwork, architecture, stained glass, marble. Whether you want to stop by for a quick prayer, or as a "museum" visit, this place is a precious gem. Breathtaking.

Thank Cari M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

One of the most amazing buildings that I have ever been to. This has to be high on your list of places to visit in Sioux Falls.

Thank Curt S
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We attended Mass here last Saturday at 4:00 pm. The Bishop was actually having the Mass so that was unexpected surprise. The Mass was very traditional and the Bishop sang almost all the Mass parts. Their music was beautiful. The whole Mass is in their...More

Thank 49785ManhattanBeach
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Excellent sound system, beautiful stained glass windows with unusual saints such as a hunter, farmer, those with local occupations.

Thank 550justynac
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Response from MomofPBL | Reviewed this property |
No appointment just park and walk in the church is open. No fee and I took pictures.