Basilica of the Assumption, Baltimore, Maryland

 
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erato's pictureby erato History & Culture travel tip
added on the 10th of October, 2010
As America's very first Cathedral, this imposing structure is an architectural jewel and a place of worship for people all over the world.

The Basilica of the Assumption, also known as the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, has been a pilgrimage destination for decades. The newly renovated (in 2006) church hosts concerts, lectures and masses for both locals and visitors. A visit to this beautiful building is really worth your time, even if you are not the church-goer type.

Address:
W Mulberry St & Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA

Price:
Free admission.

Opening Hours:
Open from 7:00-16:30 on weekdays and until 17:30 on weekends.

On the web:
http://www.baltimorebasilica.org/

 
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