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“The stained glass windows are worth the visit”

Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Ranked #3 of 155 things to do in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A gothic cathedral that has a design similar to Notre Dame in Paris.
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Once inside the Cathedral, you'll wonder at what is holding up the ceiling, there are so many stained glass windows. It is a beautiful treasure, and has recently been renovated. The windows will dazzle.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This beautiful cathedral is well worth taking the time to visit. It is one of the most impressive cathedrals I've visited in the U.S. The stained glass and mosaics are exquisite. There was a staff member available to answer questions and to point out particularly interesting parts of the cathedral. The exterior of the building, especially the gargoyles, is lovely as well.

Thank mlm26
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This structure is beautiful. I was sad because we didn't get to fully explore the building. We got there right when mass was starting sow we had to sit. My children experienced mass for the first time here. The windows are detailed and full of color.

Thank Amber A
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Reviewed 1 July 2017

I've been holding off my review because I was trying to find the words to describe the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption. In reading all of the other reviews, there are many descriptive words but none truly fit because there are no words, only your inner feelings. You must experience it.

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

My review of the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption is brief because it was many years ago (not July 2016 - it just didn't have any options beyond this). This is definitely worth a visit in order appreciate the incredible skill and ability of the art - art in architecture, art in stained glass, and art in design! Simply jaw-dropping.

Thank Shannon B
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