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St. Louis Cathedral Tips (37)

2nd trip to Nola and had to stop in again

This was our second visit to New Orleans and we hung outside the church on Sunday morning till after service so we could get a quick look inside. We were only inside for about 10 minutes. There was a...
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Feb 05, 2016

2nd time visiting the cathedral

A Very beautiful cathedral. Love the architecture and the design. The murals inside were very beautiful as well.We were there on a Sunday and hung around until services were over so we could get a...
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Jan 30, 2016

Gorgeous Cathederal and love the shadow at night

We only spend a few days in New Orleans but the Cathedral was within easy walking distance so we checked it out at different times of day. In the day there are people selling art ect in front of the...
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Aug 29, 2015


The present cathedral is the third church to rise on this site. Rebuilt from a second structure, 1849 to 1851, the church is dedicated to the sainted French king Louis IX. The central tower was not in...
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Jun 13, 2015

St. Louis Cathedral

The St. Louis Cathedral is the oldest continuously occupied cathedral in the United States. It was originally built in 1720. (The parish has been continuously occupied, but the building itself has...
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Jul 17, 2013

St Louis Cathedral

The official name of this church is: Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis King of France, and this says all! France, the elder daughter of the Roman Catholic Church, Louis IX, the saint king of France,...
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Jul 24, 2011

The heart of New Orleans

Overlooking Jackson Square and flanked by the magnificient Cabildo and Presbystere, St. Louis Cathedral has become one of the city's most cherished landmarks thanks to its elegant white facade and...
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Jun 25, 2011

Cathedral of St. Louis

I really wasn't expecting this to be as enjoyable as I found it. I'm sure you'll see the church while in New Orleans but I would recommend going inside. It is very beautiful. I would especially...
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Apr 04, 2011

St Louis Cathedral

This is the oldest Catholic cathedral in the entire US, established as a parish in 1720. So began Louisiana's Catholic heritage--a vital part of the state's culture. This is why the state of Louisiana...
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Apr 04, 2011

Beautiful Cathedral that looked like Disney

The St. Louis Cathedral - Basilica is the oldest Catholic Cathedral in the U.S.; since 1718. Flags in front represent countries New Orleans has been under. Statues of Mary, St. Joseph, Joan of Arc,...
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Apr 03, 2010

saint louis cathedral

located on jackson square saint louis cathedral is the most recognizable land mark in new orleans. the first church of st. louis was built on this site in 1718. in the great fire of 1784 the church of...
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Jun 01, 2009

St. Louis Cathedral & Jackson Square

If you want to orient yourself when in the French Quarter, St. Louis Cathedral is about as good a landmark as any. Reportedly, the longest continually operating cathedral in the United States it is...
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May 04, 2009
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Things to Do Near St. Louis Cathedral

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Jackson Square

Any direction you look, you will get a picturesque view. The statue is worth taking a picture or two (or five) of. Say hello to the carriage pulling donkeys. Stop and admire the street performers....
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St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

The oldest cemetery in New Orleans, St. Louis Cemetery #1 was founded in 1789. It's listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Most of the burial sites are elaborate above ground vaults and...
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Le Petit Theatre

**UPDATE 4/28/13 - When I last visited New Orleans, I was saddened to see that Le Petit has shuttered her doors... :-( The original corner building was designed in 1789 by Gilberto Guillemard and...
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French Quarter

I've been to the French Quarter, surrounding areas & cemeteries many times since 2005 & have NEVER had any bad experience. I've also never had to pay a tour guide to take me to any of the...
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Preservation Hall

Preservation Hall is one of New Orleans' most famous attractions but it is also a very hard one to categorize. It is only open from 8pm to 11pm when a very superb collection of jazz musicians perform...
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Voodoo Museum

First, I'd like to allay any fears that anyone has about this place. No one is going to put a spell on you, turn you into a zombie, or even try to convert you. Second, as the owner of this museum...
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Getting to St. Louis Cathedral


615 Pere Antoine Alley


  • Sunday 08:00 to 16:30
  • Monday 08:00 to 16:30
  • Tuesday 08:00 to 16:30
  • Wednesday 08:00 to 16:30
  • Thursday 08:00 to 16:30
  • Friday 08:00 to 16:30
  • Saturday 08:00 to 16:30