Minneapolis Churches and Cathedrals
(Minneapolis, Minnesota - MN, USA)
The Minneapolis area is home to more than 400 churches, cathedrals, religious temples and Roman Catholic buildings, many of which are well-maintained and regularly hold Sunday services.
St. Paul's Cathedral is one of the most breathtaking buildings of its kind in America and stands within nearby Saint Paul
, where it dates back to the early 20th century. This is an immense building, with imposing architecture and an equally impressive interior, which regularly seats around 3,000 people. Together with the Basilica of St. Mary, this serves as the Co-Cathedral of the Archdiocese of both St. Paul and Minneapolis.
Cathedral of St. Paul (National Shrine of the Apostle Paul)
Address: 239 Selby Avenue, St. Paul, 55102, Minnesota MN, USA
Tel: +1 651 228 1766
St. Paul's Cathedral boasts an enormous copper dome, detailed interior decorations and regular guided tours, which provide a real insight into its history. Modeled on St. Peter's in Rome, St. Paul's was designed by Emmanuel Masqueray and is one of the largest of its kind in the country.
Open hours: Monday to Thursday - 07:30 to 18:00, Friday - 07:30 to 16:00, Saturday - 08:00 to 20:00, Sunday - 08:00 to 18:00
St. Mark's Cathedral Church
Address: 519 Oak Grove Street, Minneapolis, 55403, Minnesota MN, USA
Tel: +1 612 870 7800
Standing in downtown Minneapolis, St. Mark's Cathedral Church is an impressive structure, featuring Gothic-style architecture and a large interior. Attractions at St. Mark's Cathedral Church include many detailed stained-glass windows, stone carvings and statues, regular parish services and scenic views.
Open hours: daily
Basilica of St. Mary
Address: 88 North 17th Street, Minneapolis, 55403, Minnesota MN, USA
Tel: +1 612 333 1381
The Basilica of St. Mary can be found in downtown Minneapolis and is a giant and quite unmissable building, constructed of white marble between the years of 1907 and 1915. With tall twin towers, a large dome, a huge pipe organ and regular services, this was actually the first basilica to be built within the US and also features guided tours and seasonal events. The annual Basilica Block Party music festival has been staged here since 1995 and regularly attracts in excess of 25,000 people, with proceeds being used to fund ongoing restoration work.
Open hours: daily - hours vary
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
Address: 1 Lourdes Place, Minneapolis, 55414, Minnesota MN, USA
Tel: +1 612 379 2259
Situated in greater Minneapolis, Our Lady of Lourdes Church is a particularly attractive church, mentioned on the National Register of Historic Places. One of the oldest churches in Minneapolis, Our Lady of Lourdes Church is a fairly small Roman Catholic church, containing tall bell tower, recently renovated architecture and many interesting, historic features.
Open hours: daily - 06:00 to 20:00