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St. Patrick’s Cathedral Official Behind the Scenes VIP Tour
St. Patrick’s Cathedral Official Behind the Scenes VIP Tour Tickets

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Official Behind the Scenes VIP Tour Tickets

New York, NY

About St. Patrick’s Cathedral Official Behind the Scenes VIP Tour

Discover the rich history and architectural marvels of St. Patrick's Cathedral! Delve into this landmark’s fascinating past with an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour in New York. Get St. Patrick’s Cathedral Official Behind the Scenes VIP Tour tickets on TodayTix!

Visit parts of the Cathedral never before seen by the general public, including the archbishop's quarters, where the Pope himself changed his outfit during his historic visit. Your unforgettable journey to this Gothic Revival masterpiece concludes with a truly special experience — reserved front-row seats for Mass.

Immerse yourself in the solemn beauty and sacred atmosphere of a Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, an extraordinary way to conclude this extraordinary tour. Get St. Patrick's Cathedral tour tickets on TodayTix.

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Led by a Cathedral Historian, this Behind the Scenes VIP Tour will give you insider knowledge and captivating insights into the history, art, and legends that make St. Patrick's a global icon. Uncover the visionary ambition of Archbishop John Hughes, who dared to build a Gothic Cathedral in what was once considered the city's outskirts.

Learn how his audacious dream overcame immense challenges, including the trials of the Civil War, to become the awe-inspiring reality we see today. From the cornerstone laid in 1858 to the grand opening in 1879, St. Patrick's Cathedral has become an enduring symbol of religious freedom and tolerance.

As you wander through its intricate passages and secret corners, you'll feel the full weight of its impressive history. This Behind the Scenes VIP Tour offers an unparalleled opportunity to witness the hidden treasures and lesser-told tales of this architectural wonder. As you traverse the hallowed Cathedral halls, you will marvel at the intricate details of its stunning architecture, which stands as a testament to the enduring spirit of faith and community.

What to Watch For

  • Archbishop John Hughes faced immense skepticism when he proposed building the Cathedral in a then-remote location, earning it the nickname “Hughes' Folly.” Yet, his daring vision prevailed, and the Cathedral is a testament to his unwavering faith and determination.
  • Discover the breathtaking beauty and intricate details of the Cathedral's interior, from the awe-inspiring stained glass windows to the meticulously crafted sculptures that adorn its sacred spaces.
  • St. Patrick's Cathedral has welcomed many distinguished visitors throughout its history. Presidents, world leaders, and even royalty have graced its sacred spaces. Step into their footsteps and experience the same awe-inspiring ambiance that left an indelible impression on these notable guests.

Run time

2 hrs

Start date

June 28th, 2023

End date

January 31st, 2024




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