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

  • Attractions
  • Downtown
  • Downtown

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.

TripAdvisor Rating

132 Reviews | Write a Review
Beautiful Historic Church in the Shadow of the Arch
Reviewed By Grover R July 2022

Unfortunately in creating the Gateway National Park, so much of St. Louis' historic waterfront was lost. One awesome architectural and cultural property that was saved was the Old Cathedral Basilica...

Full Review
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...

Full Review
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...

Full Review

Search Other Partner Listings

Shop See & Do Dining & Nightlife Stay
× SEE & DO DINING & NIGHTLIFE SHOP STAY 25 THINGS TO DO NEIGHBORHOODS ITINERARIES DAY TRIPS