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Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart

89 Ridge St, Newark, NJ 07104-1029
+1 973-484-4600
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Great sight to see. The building and craft that would have went into this building is incredible to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dean V
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Beautiful Church!!

Very beautiful and safe church with security inside and outside beautiful church.I love it when I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“sacred heart” (12 reviews)
89 Ridge St, Newark, NJ 07104-1029
+1 973-484-4600
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sight to see. The building and craft that would have went into this building is incredible to see. We walked from the prudential center area just to see it and it was worth the walk.

Thank Dean V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful and safe church with security inside and outside beautiful church.I love it when I go together with my family!! Best Church in Jersey!!!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For those who have never been, Christmas caroling in the cathedral will be a delightful surprise. For us, who have participated many times , it is something to look forward to every year. Enjoy.

Thank Osschloss
Reviewed 16 October 2017

I have traveled throughout the world & have seen many churches & Cathedrals. Sacred Heart is one of the most beautiful. The stained glass windows are magnificent. We happened to stop in on a day when a wedding was taking place & the sound of...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I have stopped to take a look sometimes a take pictures. This is one of the largest cathederals on the East coast, from what I have read about it. There are nice Italian restaurants and bakeries nearby. This was once a major Italian neighborhood at...More

Thank barry m
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

It''s really really beautiful inside. The outside has,so much detail including the doors. But when you go in your jaw will drop.

Thank kagraceb
Reviewed 29 August 2017

free to enter and walk around. Very beautiful and worth seeing if in the area. Also nearby Mt Pleasant Cemetery is very interesting to drive through.

Thank maryn989
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The cathedral is beautiful the best ever in and out back in 93 when Pope John Paul II came to Newark.NJ took my children to see him The most exciting experience for me and my children

Thank D8571YFmargaretb
Reviewed 30 July 2017

You will be so surprised to drive though Newark and find this jewel. It is just breath taking. I love going in the spring when the flowers are in bloom and the trees are popping.

Thank csilva42017
Reviewed 19 July 2017

I was a tour guide here for many years and, in my humble opinion, its exterior is far more beautiful than S. Patrick's Cathedral, in NYC. The façade of the cathedral is flanked by 2 soring rectangular bell towers on either side of the front,...More

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Tom K
17 May 2017|
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Response from stoliman | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I am not sure
15 April 2017|
Response from AREEN7 |
I was just there, no tripod, and NO camera with a big lens alowed.
25 April 2016|
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Response from Teddy H | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to buy ticket...but normally I always donate a few dollars into the donation box right next to the secretary's window. As for visiting hours...this is the best part...you can visit it any time even when there... More