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The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2026
+1 505-982-5619
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This cathedral was built in 1886, and is known for its beautiful Romanesque architecture.
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131 Cathedral Pl, Santa Fe, NM 87501-2026
+1 505-982-5619
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the best of downtown Santa Fe. This beautiful Cathedral Basilica of St Francis of Assisi was a real gem, free entrance and a great place to take prayer. I was able to light a candle in honour of my late wife and take...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral to visit. Our favorite thing to do though is walk the maze in front of the cathedral.

Thank Beachgirl10328
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful church. Went inside, sat down and said a prayer. I'm sure going to mass there would be quite the experience.

Thank cindy c
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi is a beautiful church. It's a "working" church, not a museum, so one should approach it with that in mind. For Catholics, it's an inspiring place. For others, it is still a site of great historical and...More

Thank zlls04
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful chapel, improved over time. We'll run. Many interesting details. Suggest making the entire round.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just east of the very walkable downtown square. Gardens, parks, sound of running water. Cool in June.

Thank HeyJerry2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a remarkable church surrounded by quiet places to sit in a very busy area, is, as it should be, a central point for the city, the community, the arts and a place to sit inside and be with oneself and pray/meditate/reflect/be still. Beautifully...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cathedral with stained glass plus the nearby statues, gardens and overall historic relevance is stunning.

Thank daisyglory
Reviewed 1 week ago

The St. francis Basilica is really two churches on top of each other. Both have beautiful interiors but the lower church has he most impressive frescos.

Thank bobseelos
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great stop while in Santa Fe, just don’t drop by 30 minutes or less before mass, they don’t care for tourists then. The church is very beautiful and so are the gardens next to it. They have a dedicated parking lot, I believe it...More

Thank jjctraveler
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Beverly S
11 December 2016|
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Response from Patrick D | Reviewed this property |
Located in the east end of the nave is the sanctuary. Above the altar is the San Damiano Crucifix, a replica of the crucifix in Assisi, Italy. Tradition says that the Lord leaned down from the crucifix and said; "Francis, go... More
Anne G
27 July 2016|
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Response from Char W | Reviewed this property |
Open for visitors all day to come and go, people also taking pictures. Some sections roped off but you can still see area.
26 July 2015|
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Response from cmincalif | Reviewed this property |
I think I remember that they were in the back of the church in the garden.