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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Historical cathedral
Reviewed By TravFL May 2022

If you are visiting Gateway Arch, the cathedral is a short walk and worth a quick visit. It is a small cathedral, pretty architecture, historical, and you can say a prayer to St Anthony. Took us...

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Testament to the Catholic Heritage of St. Louis
Reviewed By burr6013 April 2022

Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France, fondly called “The Old Cathedral”, is the first Roman Catholic cathedral west of the Mississippi. It is the fourth church building to stand on the site and is...

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Great old church and rather historic
Reviewed By elcentro1 May 2021

As a Catholic, I loved that it was right there in downtown near where I stayed. I got to attend morning daily Mass there at 7:00am. Although a smaller church, the architecture is wonderful. I am...

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