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Churches of Architectural/Historical Significance

Religious or not, New Orleans’ churches are a sight to see. The most famous of New Orleans’ buildings is actually the Cathedral-Basilica of St. Louis King of France, the oldest Catholic cathedral in continual use in the United States. But there are plenty of other places of worship to visit and explore, many from different Christian denominations and religions. Synagogues, Mosques and small Voodoo temples also maintain a presence in New Orleans.

 
New Orleans Churches of Architectural or Historical Significance
Academy of the Sacred Heart Chapel
4521 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 891-1943
ashrosary.org

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attraction Type/s: Church/Cathedral of Interest, Historic Building
Christ Church Cathedral
2919 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 895-6602
www.cccnola.org

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attraction Type/s: Church/Cathedral of Interest
Church of the Immaculate Conception
130 Baronne St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 529-1477
www.jesuitchurch.net

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attraction Type/s: Church/Cathedral of Interest
Holy Name of Jesus
6220 La Salle Pl., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 865-7430
www.hnjchurch.org

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attraction Type/s: Church/Cathedral of Interest
Marigny Opera House
725 Saint Ferdinand St., New Orleans, LA 70117 [Map It]
(504) 948-9998
www.marignyoperahouse.org

Neighborhood: Faubourg Marigny/Bywater
Attraction Type/s: Theatre (Performance), Church/Cathedral of Interest, Other Attraction, Cultural Center

Description: Donít let the name fool you. This space also serves as an incubator for new art and theater projects, hosting events like the New Orleans Fringe Festival, the city's Puppet Festival, and its very own New Dance Festival. The building is a former 19th century church, currently undergoing renovations and dripping with the kind of character you'll only find in New Orleans.
Shrine of St. Jude
411 N. Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70122 [Map It]
(504) 525-1551
www.judeshrine.com

Neighborhood: Treme
Attraction Type/s: Church/Cathedral of Interest
St. Augustine Catholic Church
1210 Governor Nicholls St., New Orleans, LA 70115 [Map It]
(504) 525-5934
www.staugustinecatholicchurch-neworleans.org

Neighborhood: Treme
Attraction Type/s: Church/Cathedral of Interest

Description: Oldest African American church in New Orleans
St. Joseph's Church
1802 Tulane Ave., New Orleans, LA 70112 [Map It]
(504) 522-3186
www.stjosephchurch-no.org

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attraction Type/s: Church/Cathedral of Interest, Historic Building

Description: St. Joseph's church boasts the longest aisle in New Orleans.
St. Louis Cathedral
615 Pere Antoine Aly., New Orleans, LA 70116 [Map It]
(504) 525-9585
www.stlouiscathedral.org

Neighborhood: French Quarter
Attraction Type/s: Church/Cathedral of Interest, Historic Building

Description: St. Louis Cathedral, located in the historic French Quarter, is the oldest continuously active Roman Catholic Cathedral in the United States. It was originally built in 1724 and rebuilt twice after a hurricane and a fire. The present church overlooks beautiful Jackson Square and was dedicated in 1794.
St. Patrick's Church
724 Camp St., New Orleans, LA 70130 [Map It]
(504) 525-4413
www.oldstpatricks.org

Neighborhood: Central Business District/Downtown
Attraction Type/s: Church/Cathedral of Interest
Touro Synagogue
4238 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118 [Map It]
(504) 895-4843
www.tourosynagogue.com

Neighborhood: Uptown/Garden District
Attraction Type/s: Church/Cathedral of Interest
 
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