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Immaculate Conception Church

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Address: Bourbon St, Castries, St. Lucia
Phone Number: +1 758-452-2416

One of the largest churches in the West Indies has some lovely frescoes.

One of the largest churches in the West Indies has some lovely frescoes.

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Beautiful Church

We were able to attend a mass at this church and it was beautiful. The open air design of the church and the people inside it made it a truly unique experience.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 March 2016
Luke M
Appleton, Wisconsin
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

We were able to attend a mass at this church and it was beautiful. The open air design of the church and the people inside it made it a truly unique experience.

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

try to visit on Sunday and listen to Mass - even if you don't stay for the full service. you will find a full house and lots of beautifully dressed children and the singing is wonderful.

Thank jocelynod
Aptos, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Can be easily walked to from a cruise ship. Lovely church with great murals on the inside that depict a broad range of topics. The openness of it and the architecture tells you that you're in the Caribbean.

Thank TennisBum P
Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

A Catholic church with interesting fresco's around the walls and a wooden beamed ceiling. Worth visiting whilst shopping in Castries.

Thank Richard S
Castries, St. Lucia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Beautiful historic church in the center of town. Lots of charm. Common choice for weddings. If you're attending a mass, be sure to have your shoulders covered or bring a shawl with you. It can get very hot though, although they have some fans, but you may want to bring a paper fan or parasol with you.

Thank xIslandKaex
Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

the ceiling and side walls have unbelievable original, local, very high quality art work that deserves restoring and preservation, sadly there is deterioration and some damage to a few wall murals, while the overall structure seems very sound and reliable {as in" she has good bones, but the skin is deteriorating").

Thank gql L
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

Nice, open and interesting church, worth a visit. Nice square bearby and other sites on walking distance. Parking can be difficult asit is right at the centre of the busy town and some Streets can feel a little bit unsafe, so take care.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

I understand that this is the only cathedral on the island and is capable of holding up to 2,000 people. Don't walk by it's a must see in this little island. This is a church different to any you will find in Europe. The architecture is mainly wood, the decor is bright and vibrant colours and the artistry is Caribbean.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

My wife and I attended mass here a few Sundays ago. The church itself is spacious and welcoming. These St Lucians are people of great faith to be sure. The choir was wonderful and the service in English. A wonderful cultural experience.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016

It is unfortunate that most tours drive by this historic Cathedral. To fully appreciate the amazing ceiling and all the lovely paintings one needs the opportunity to walk inside. We were on a private tour which allowed us as much time as needed to sit and enjoy the serenity. When walking outside, however, do exercise caution. Best to take transport... More 

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