Old Cathedral (Basilica of St. Louis, King of France)

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St. Louis' earliest church and first Cathedral officially named the Basilica of St. Louis. The present structure is 165 years old and is a national monument. Museum contains the tomb of the first bishop of St. Louis and countless religious artifacts. Open daily. Daily masses.

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The Original Cathedral of Saint Louis MO
Reviewed By Skeney57 November 2016

A Really Old Church & the current building dates back to 1834 and was the original Cathedral till the Bishops seat moved & the Cathedral Basilica of St Louis took precedent. Can't be compared but in...

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Lovely Church
Reviewed By CW G October 2016

This is a lovely church, right next to the Gateway Arch - the oldest Catholic cathedral west of the Mississippi. Recently restored to more closely resemble its appearance in 1834 when it was build...

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Interesting church near Arch...
Reviewed By rduinc October 2016

Wandering downtown St. Louis and ran across this old church the other day. I believe this is the oldest building in St. Louis and you pass right by it on the way to the Arch. The church doesn't...

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