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"The back view of St. Patrick's Cathedral" Holidays & Parades Tip by butterflykizzez04

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  a view from Behind St. Patrick Cathedral
by butterflykizzez04

St. Patrick's Cathedral was located at the end of our street near our hotel. It is so lovely and so strange to see something this old and of this calibur in the mixture of high-rises and skyscrapers.

It was dedicated to the patron saint of ireland. St.Patrick's is the largest Roman Catholic Church in the US and the seat of the Archdiocese of New York. The cathedral took 21 yrs to build; four times longer and twice the cost as expected. It opened on May 25, 1879. The spirals took an additional 9 yrs. to complete.

Hours of opening:
Monday to Friday 9.00 - 18.00
Saturday March to October 9.00-18.00
November to February 9.00 - 17.00
Sunday March to October 9.00-11.00; 12.45 -
15.00; 16.15 - 18.00
November to February 10.00 - 11.00;
12.45 - 15.00

Admission Charges for 2005
Adult ?4.50
Unwaged: OAP, student, unemployed ?3.50
Family: 2 adults, 2 children (under 18 years) ?10.00

No visitors admitted from 10.45-12.30 and 14.45-16.30 on Sundays except for worship
The Cathedral is closed to visitors on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Saint Stephen's Day

Weekend mass times for St. Patrick's Cathedral
Sat: 8am, 8:30am, 12noon, 12:30pm, and 5:30pm.
Sun: 7am, 8am, 9am, 10:15am, 12noon, 1pm, 4pm, and 5:30pm.
To verify mass times call. 212-753-2261

Address: Many to choose from in the City.
Directions: Located throughout the City
Phone: ( 212) 639-9675

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  • Written Apr 20, 2005
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