Louisville Churches and Cathedrals

(Louisville, Kentucky - KY, USA)

The churches of Louisville are dedicated to a real assortment of different faiths, which include Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism and further religions. A high percentage of locals are Roman Catholics and belong to the Archdiocese of Louisville.

Situated in the downtown district, the Cathedral of the Assumption serves as the cathedral church of this archdiocese and stands on the West Muhammed Ali Boulevard, being within strolling distance of the Palace Theater, the southern bank of the Ohio River, the Waterfront Park and the Clark Memorial Bridge.

Just minutes away is the Christ Church Episcopal Cathedral (Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky), which is situated on South 2nd Street and dates back to 1824, with its stylish Romanesque Revival character being added some 50 years later.

Cathedral of the Assumption

Address: 429 West Muhammed Ali Boulevard, Louisville, Kentucky KY, 40202-2348, USA
Tel: +1 502 583 3100
This well-restored cathedral features impressive stone arches that are overlooked by a ceiling decorated with 24-carat gold stars. Established in 1789, the church was the first diocese in America. Renovations to the church began in 1985 in order to bring the church forward in terms of facilities. The church is one of the oldest cathedrals in continuous use in the USA and measures 87 meters / 287 feet.
Open hours: daily
Admission: free