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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels

555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2707
+1 213-680-5200
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Located in the midst of downtown Los Angeles, only the second cathdral to be built in a US city in the past 50 year, the structure has been compared to Notre Dame in its magnificense.
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555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012-2707
+1 213-680-5200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very modern but well worth viewing Wendy were lucky to witness a large wedding. Calming atmosphere Not many people visiting as off the main tourist route

Thank Wendy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I took a tour of the new Catholic church, and it's actually quite beautiful inside, but rather modern and untypical. It has been often called the Rog Mahal, after Roger Mahoney, cardinal and pastor of the church at the time, or Mahoney's...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an ugly building which is supposed to be a Catholic church. There are little side chapels in rooms which are much more attractive than the main hall. Many of the old theaters are much lovelier than this heinous barn. It costs millions to...More

Thank 484karlc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit for inspiration and reverence; enjoy the quite and calming effects of this Cathedral.

Thank James G
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Awe...some...! The Architecture is simply breathtaking. Love it. Everything: the outside, the entrance (mural-size paintings, the sides (with all the images of saints up there looking towards the altar, the baptismal font at the back portion, St, John the Baptist's image on the entire back...More

Thank TinglOrq
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Stained glass is awesome. Check out the catacombs and the stained glass mixed into the crypt area. The architecture is brutal, the church calls it contemporary. Just not my tastes. Still, if you are at the Broad museum it is only a short walk away.

Thank Cavydad
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I've been driving by this cathedral whenever I go up to LA and was intrigued by photos I've seen of the place. I'm not religious by any means (I'm atheist in fact), but I enjoy looking at different types of architecture and my curiosity was...More

Thank Colby S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

On a walking tour visited the Cathedral. Concrete edifice and interesting to walk thru. Various chapels and make sure you visit the crypt.

Thank BobandMargie G
Reviewed 12 August 2017

I took customers on a walking tour with "Destination Downtown Los Angeles" and one of the sites was the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. Breath taking! We saw the most beautiful architecture and the Mausoleum where Gregory Peck and Saint Vibiana is buried...The...More

Thank Paula050314
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The architecture of the Los Angeles cathedral is modern and if you are used to Gothic or other type of architecture you will find it very different. It is very pretty and has many symbolic christian elements. It is next to a freeway and is...More

Thank 2Cubanas
Downtown Los Angeles is a busy metropolis of towering
buildings, bustling streets, and industrial
warehouses. There is a distinct multiplicity of
cultures here with a growing influx of business
professionals and hipsters. Many call the evolution of
Downtown over recent years gentrification. New lofts,
bars, hotels and restaurants are popping up regularly.
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Response from KuriousKat2 | Reviewed this property |
I was dropped off.