The Basilica of St. Josaphat, located in the Lincoln Village neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, is one of 82 minor basilicas found in the United States. In its grandeur and opulence it is an excellent example of the so-called Polish Cathedral style of church architecture found in the Great Lakes region of North America. Modeled after St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, it features one of the largest copper domes in the world. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a designated Milwaukee Landmark.Add Basilica of St. Josaphat to your Milwaukee travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Milwaukee trip tool.
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This is one of the most beautiful churches I’ve seen. The ceiling is reminiscent of St. Peter’s in Rome. Plenty of inscriptions on walls describing history of the basilica and its Polish roots. more »
Beautiful church. There are no other words. This quiet sanctuary tucked away gets its fair share of visitors. This was a quick add on to our Labor Day weekend trip and the whole family (including... more »
Someone once told me that going to this Basilica is like going to Europe, without ever leaving Milwaukee. Now I know what they mean. It is absolutely gorgeous.I came in here and just wandered around. They have a nice little exhibit that talks about the history of the Basilica. However, apparently they have a tour Sunday after mass. I think it would be worth you doing a tour to hear more about the architecture and the history of this fantastic place.
A place to be inspired and awed. This place is gorgeous filled with beautiful paintings, stained glass, a dome with wonderful artwork and a magnificent atmosphere of peace. A place definitely worth visiting if you want to see lovely religious art and great architecture. And don't forget to buy a piece of chocolate to contribute with maintenance and restoration
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