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The Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception

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Stunningly Beautiful Cathedral on Portland’s Peninsula

I’ve wanted to explore this magnificent place for years! Visible from Portland Harbor and many... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
Lovely church

This is a beautiful church. It is very easy to find in Portland as it is at the top of a hill. The... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Sharon M
Abingdon, Maryland
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307 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3638
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

I’ve wanted to explore this magnificent place for years! Visible from Portland Harbor and many points on the Peninsula, this breathtaking, 900-seat Cathedral is one of the most iconic structures in Portland’s skyline. Built in a Gothic Revival style (completed 1869), the landmark has two...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is a beautiful church. It is very easy to find in Portland as it is at the top of a hill. The church spire can be seen all over Portland. We attended mass here on Sunday as we were visiting Portland on a cruise....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Gorgeous church w/super Pastor. Excellent music and inspiring visit. We went there June 24th to the 4 pm and found parking spacious on the side and restrooms easy to find inside. A friendly group was present and it was worth visiting just for the sight...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Good things happen when you go to church! My wife and I attended a week day Catholic mass in the chapel of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. My wife noticed there was a large adjacent church that was locked. The head parish administrator happened...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

The church was beautiful, everyone was inviting. The mass was long, assumed that was because of the time of year

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Gorgeous church and a wonderful gander, drive by and circl3 the building. It is a fascinating building.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

A major addition to Portland's skyline, this immense architectural building is breath taking in its beauty.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

If you are in Portland looking for a place of worship I recommend this highly. The architecture is stunning. The stained glass is simply beautiful and the staff are friendly. Take a few moments to look at the stained glass windows and read the stories...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Gumgrove
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I went for Sunday mass with my sister while visiting and I was amazed by the beautiful structure. After we attended mass I stayed for a couple of minutes to look at the detailed insides and the high-ceiling's design. I recommend everyone to visit the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Sandra T
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This is one of the finest structures in New England! I always recommend visits to the Catholic Churches for Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Often much of the history and architectural riches of a region rest within the Church building. If you plan to attend Mass...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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13 June 2018|
Response from Maureen S | Reviewed this property |
It is about a 15 min walk or a 5 min Uber ride