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Scottish Rite Cathedral

650 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1214
+1 317-262-3100
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Outside viewing only since visit was done on Monday

This place is open to visitors from Tuesday through Sunday only. We could not go inside.The outside... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chennai (Madras), India
in the middle of the market

The building's I have seen of the cathedrals are colourful jut this was a beautiful simple stonne... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
via mobile
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650 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1214
Downtown Indianapolis
+1 317-262-3100
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is open to visitors from Tuesday through Sunday only. We could not go inside.The outside looked elegant. This is a landmark building in Indianapolis.

Thank KCAjith
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The building's I have seen of the cathedrals are colourful jut this was a beautiful simple stonne color but really good architecture work...

Thank pammuc
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I went here last week and asked for a tour. Bob, a 33 degree mason did an outstanding job - and it was just me! this place is WELL WORTH your time - to see the amazing stan glass, the beautiful theater, the 12' chandelier...More

1  Thank ColoradoKat343
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This building is massive.Gorgeous old building. Great photo ops. The park across the street was a bit sketchy with homeless people.

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 16 March 2017

If you love architecture then this is the building to visit. I've never been inside it but plan to in the future. The outside is stunning and if you have a bright blue sky you will get some wonderful photos.

Thank mburbank2016
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I have seen the other Scottish Rite in Washington, DC and always wanted to go inside but never got the chance. One day I finally went to this Cathedral and glad I did. This place is very interesting with all the pretty panes and history....More

1  Thank TravelKnitter
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My husband and son are Masons, and I am glad that we have this beautiful cathedral as part of their organization.

Thank cjwo57
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Gorgeous cathedral. Tours by older volunteers- so be prepared to move slowly. Ball room under construction so it was disappointing to not see it. Only one door open- froze while trying got locate it! We walked form Library, but there is parking at the cathedral.

Thank DJF5800
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a beautiful piece of architecture in downtown Indianapolis - within walk of the grassy mall, the war memorial and library. A tour of the outside is great when it is closed, but take the weekday tour, if you can, and learn about free...More

Thank Mimi C
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

There are a lot of gorgeous churches in Indianapolis and this is one of them. Beautiful architecture, and stained glass windows.

Thank Theresa E
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Is this tour baby/stroller friendly?
4 June 2017|
Response from TravelKnitter | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen anyone with a stroller but I think you would be able to get around with one...you go downstairs but that should not be a problem. I would check with them first - give them a call but I really don't see... More
Can we go inside the Cathedral (on our own) on a Saturday... or can you only go inside with a tour?
3 May 2017|
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Response from DJF5800 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with taking the tour. We went inside and they were willing to give us a tour right then and there!
How long should I plan for at this location?
3 April 2017|
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Response from mburbank2016 | Reviewed this property |
Agree ... 1.5 to 2 hours is a good time-frame. Enjoy.