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St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York

St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, New York
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St. Patrick's Cathedral
460 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022Map
Between 50th and 51st Streets
+1 212 753 2261
Neighborhood: Midtown
AOL Travel Editor’s Review

It’s not New York’s biggest cathedral (that honor would go to St. John the Divine), but St. Patrick’s is the city’s most famous and arguably it’s most beautiful. This bewitching neo-gothic structure makes for a nice architectural contrast with the Art Deco-clad Rockefeller Center across the street. Completed in 1879, the cathedral is one of the country’s most identifiable churches. Up to 2,200 people can fit inside and the interior has been packed to take part in requiem masses for notables such as Babe Ruth, Celia Cruz, Robert F. Kennedy, Joe DiMaggio, and Andy Warhol. Be sure to check out the Pieta, three times larger than Michelangelo’s version in the Vatican, and sculpted by Araldo Perugi, an immigrant from Carrara, Italy.

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By jbhaydn | Posted 09/04/13
  Taking this in again on next trip back to the " BIG APPLE "--jbhaydn  
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By jbhaydn | Posted 06/06/13
  Checked out the Pieta , awsume to say the least !--jbhaydn  
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By jbhaydn | Posted 02/19/13
  Checking off all previous check off's---jbhaydn  
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By jbhaydn | Posted 12/28/12
  Checking off old review's !--jbhaydn  
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  Rechecking location for next visit !--jbhaydn  
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By jbhaydn | Posted 01/05/12
  Checked it out and it was really beautiful ! Made some beautiful memories !--- jbhaydn  
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By jbhaydn | Posted 12/23/11
  Will be checking out the St Pat's, next time we hit the "BIG APPLE" ! A lot off History there !---jbhaydn !  
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By remarkle24 | Posted 01/09/11
  breath taking  
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St. Patrick's Cathedral General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Sunday from 06:30 AM to 08:45 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
  • Nearest Train: E, F at Fifth Avenue
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