St. Patrick's Cathedral

14 E. 51st St.
New York, NY 10022- Map It
Phone: (212) 753-2261

AAA Editor Notes

St. Patrick's Cathedral (Roman Catholic), Fifth Ave. at 50th St., is one of the largest churches in the United States, with a seating capacity of 2,400. The rose window is 26 feet across, and the pipe organ has more than 7,380 pipes. Twin spires 330 feet high grace the 14th-century Gothic-style structure. The foundations of the church were laid before the Civil War, but the church was not open until 14 years after the war ended. Guided tours are available.
Station: 5 Av
Hours: Daily 6:30 a.m.-8:45 p.m. Phone ahead for guided tour schedule.