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St Patrick's Cathedral, New York City: 89 reviews and 156 photos


This cathedral is largest Roman Catholic church in the United States. The construction of the Gothic building were started by laying the cornerstone in 1858; in 1879 the building was dedicated. The Lady Chapel behind the high altar was added later, using the plans of Charles T. Matthews. The cathedral is of marble in the traditional cruciform shape and has 12 side chapels, many stained-glass windows, and a chime of 19 bells.

Address: 631-639 5th Avenue.New York, NY 10022
Directions: This cathedral is located at Fifth Ave. between 50th and 51st St near Rockefeller Center and it is beautiful. It's kind of strange to find it located between all the skyscrapers.
Phone: (212) 753-2261
Website: http://www.saintpatrickscathedral.org/

Review Helpfulness: 1 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 24, 2002
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