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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Beautiful church under the Arch
Reviewed By Jon M May 2017

This church is right under the Arch. Easy walk from downtown hotels. Interior is not as ornate as most Basilicas but just knowing the history of the place makes it very sacred.

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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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