St. Patrick's Cathedral - NYC
Construction first began at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in 1858 and was completed in 1878. It opened on May 25, 1879. Today, the popular NY national landmark is visited by over five million people every year. History and architecture buffs won’t want to miss visiting the stunning 328-ft Neo-Gothic-style Roman Catholic Cathedral. Enjoy touring St. Patrick’s Cathedral during your next visit to New York City. Marvel at its spectacular interior, beautiful stained glass windows, ornate columns, and giant organ with over 7,000 pipes. Be sure to allocate enough time to see everything. After your tour, be sure to visit the Cathedral’s Gift Shop. They offer a large selection of religious and spiritual items. The Cathedral is located across from Rockefeller Center, at 5th Avenue, between 50th and 51st Streets.
Cathedral Tours & Free Concerts
Free Guided Tours. Self-Paced Audio Tours. Group Tours must be scheduled in advance. St. Patrick’s also offers free concerts at select times during the year.
Open Monday-Sunday. During the Rockefeller Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, St. Patrick’s Cathedral remains open later. Visit the cathedral’s website for more info on hours, guided tours and special events.
Book New York Sightseeing Tours, Day Trips and Fun Things To Do
If you’re taking a Double-Decker Bus Sightseeing Tour, St. Patrick’s Cathedral is a featured stop along the Downtown Loop route. You can hop-on-and-off at your leisure.