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Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

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Makes you feel as though you are in France

This is a most beautiful church. The stain glass window is something to behold. Make sure you see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dennis L
Louisville, Kentucky
Covington Gem

it is a very impressive building and if you are catholic you can enjoy a mass. Look as a fairy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mario T
El Paso, Texas
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A gothic cathedral that has a design similar to Notre Dame in Paris.
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1101 Madison Ave, Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati, OH 41011-3115
+1 859-431-2060
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a most beautiful church. The stain glass window is something to behold. Make sure you see the tabernacal in the chaple off of the main sanctuary it is stunning. It makes you feel you are in a great Cathedral in France or Italy....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is a very impressive building and if you are catholic you can enjoy a mass. Look as a fairy tale church as the once on Disney movies.

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Reviewed 28 July 2018

Planned our trip a few months ago. Upon arriving, it was closed for repairs. When I called they said I must have overlooked it on the website. It was planned a few months ago, so I didn't look at the website. An "I'm sorry" would...More

1  Thank Live2Clog
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Yes, it really is like a smaller scale Notre Dame! My wife and I visited Notre Dame last year. We attended Sunday morning Mass and were grateful to have been there. We are Nazarene, but were not made to feel unwelcome in any way. The...More

3  Thank James K
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Just revel in the stained glass or fine sculptures, walk the stations of the cross, take a tour or check the schedules for 1 of the many concerts that reverberate throughout the hallowed structure. Great history that offers a peaceful break from the everyday doldrums.

1  Thank Carrie O
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

Free to visit. Parking and entrance is to the left of the church. We were welcomed in and were able to take pictures in most areas. The church has been opened since 1901. If you're in the area it worth a visit.

1  Thank Re1977
Reviewed 27 May 2018

I enjoyed visiting this beautiful Catholic church in Covington, Kentucky across the Ohio River from Cincinnati, Ohio on Tuesday, May 8, 2018. Visitors enter through the north entrance during visiting hours. There is no charge to tour it, and a nicely done free brochure that...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Very beautiful! It is free and worth the time to see. The windows, the wood carvings and the mosaics . Stunning.

1  Thank Penelope737
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Beautiful Cathedral inside and out. Looks exactly like Notredame on first glance and I have seen the real thing in Paris. The inside is elegant with the multi stories tall stained glass windows. Too bad some aspects of the church has been covered by other...More

1  Thank Big_bro_1_usa
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Been to many world class churches...Notre Dame in Paris, St. Vitus in Prague, Czech Republic to name two.....and this Church in Covington, Ky (across the river from Cincinnati) is in the same class!!! It has the largest stain glass window in the world!!!! Truly remarkable...More

1  Thank travlingdude
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Linda L
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Response from jb s | Reviewed this property |
Yes, easily from the parking lot.
6 August 2016|
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Response from Erin C | Reviewed this property |
It is in Covington, KY; just off of I75 southbound. You cn google directions.
18 May 2015|
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Response from Cymcym | Reviewed this property |
From the Website: Monday - Friday Mass 8:15 a.m. Self-Guided Tours Self-guided tour brochures are available at the Greeters Desk, found by the North side entrance. The brochures are free and available to individuals... More