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St. Patrick's Cathedral

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Enormous 13th-century-style Gothic church on Madison Avenue, with a seating capacity of 2,200, rose window reaching 26 feet across, pipe organ with more than 7,380 pipes and the graceful twin spires that reach 330 feet into the sky.
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460 Madison Ave, New York City, NY 10022-6863
+1 212-753-2261
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Reviewed today

Outstanding architecture outsiide and inside make this site so sacred. Thefeelingone has inside hasto be experieced!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gordon B
Reviewed today via mobile

A calm oasis! I went here to light candles for my family I wasn’t disappointed It’s beautiful inside and out I’m happy I went Go see it!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank SharbyT
Reviewed yesterday

An extraordinary Cathedral, beautiful architecture inside and out. Take a few moments to visit and say a prayer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin-j21
Reviewed yesterday

Nice tourist trap for the gullible. Lots of souvenirs for sale in the gift shop and at the many vending machines selling 'holy' coins.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank James C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We arrived in time to hear the organ in full musical glory. Magical - it made the stain glass sing on a cold New York day

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dad19622016
Reviewed 2 days ago

Simply Heavenly Beautiful. This is the number 1Catholic Church for NYC. It is a world of peace. A must place to visit,especially if you attend a mass there. As a true New Yorker, Catholic, I have attended various family weddings here. Random visits to light...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NJR-NYkR
Reviewed 2 days ago

The church is beautiful and free to visit, definitely worth exploring when visting midtown Manhattan.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stephanieamb
Reviewed 2 days ago

I recommend going to visit this cathedral while in the city. It's a beautiful building, which makes you feel at peace while inside.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hannabanana13
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited the church on a Christmas Eve. There are plenty of room for everyone. The staff were nice and welcome anyone who want to worship or just go in to look around, admire the beauty of their church. It is right next to the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank N3551UOnatalies
Reviewed 2 days ago

Very old and historic. Many people lit candles and said prayers for all the rest of the world. Would go there for a service had I been there longer.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Carol D
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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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14 January 2019|
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Response from TravelledCATXN | Reviewed this property |
We did not have a car, but parking is a premium. If possible try to find a lot nearby.
Yolanda S
19 August 2018|
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Response from absc | Reviewed this property |
We attended 9am mass last Sunday. Just turn up. It was busy, but there's more than enough room for everyone!
12 August 2018|
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Response from ivykarkut | Reviewed this property |
Anyone can go inside the Church at any time. No need for a guided tour.