Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

409 N. Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD 21201 Get Directions 
Phone: 410-727-3565

Baltimore City

Central Maryland
Basilica exterior
The first metropolitan cathedral constructed in America after the adoption of the Constitution, completed in 1821.
Sun, 7:30am-5:30pm; Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm; Sat, 9am-6:30pm.
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January 17, 2020
This was a wonderful surprise. We stumbled upon the basilica while driving to the Franciscan monastery. The basilica is stunning with massive mosaics. It was still decorated for Christmas which added...
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December 8, 2019
No matter your religious affiliation, this is a must see, if even just for the history and architecture.
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November 17, 2019
Although I did not take a tour, I did attend Mass. The architecture of the building is beautiful. Having the opportunity to hear the pipe organ provided an environment of solemnity and serenity.