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.

209 Walnut St.
St. Louis, MO 63102

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History in the shadow of the Gateway Arch!
Reviewed By Raintree_Thailand October 2023

The Old Cathedral was the main Catholic cathedral in St. Louis prior to the construction of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis. The cathedral is small but has an interesting and attractive interior...

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So Beautiful!
Reviewed By Pitt-Duq July 2023

We just happened to take the chance while we were in St. Louis and go to the Basilica. I must say, it is one of the most beautiful churches I have ever seen. It has a masculine touch, which seems so...

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Beautiful Historic Catholic Church
Reviewed By Gene H June 2023

When at the Gateway National Park, we had the opportunity to attend daily Mass here at the Basilica of St Louis, King of France. And what a beautiful facility it is. The architectural work is...

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Daily Mass Sat. Mass, 5:30 p.m. Sun. Masses, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon and 5 p.m.

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