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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Still a Great Visit, Great Bit of History
Reviewed By Dave C August 2018

Amazing to think of all the history this building has witnessed. Built before the Civil War, and certainly one of the first Colonial-era non-Spanish religious places in North America. It has a...

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Felt like I was visiting a European church
Reviewed By FancyNancyBoston August 2018

We were walking up from the Arch when we realized how close we were to the Cathedral. Our uncle from Springfield, IL had mentioned it to us so we thought we'd pop in for a minute. Well - what a...

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Stopped by the Old Cathedral
Reviewed By BSJ3258 June 2018

Was in the area on a business trip and stopped by the Old Cathedral on my way back from the arch. Very impressive building. I really enjoy stopping and looking at these old locations. A must stop...

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