Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis King of France

Local nameCathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis King of France
LocationNew Orleans, United States

The Cathedral-Basilica of Saint Louis, King of France, also called St. Louis Cathedral, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans and is the oldest cathedral in continuous use in what would become the United States. It is dedicated to Saint Louis, also known as King Louis IX of France. The first church on the site was built in 1718; the third, under the Spanish rule, built in 1789, was raised to cathedral rank in 1793. The original St. Louis Cathedral was burned during the great fire of 1788 and was expanded and largely rebuilt and completed in the 1850s, with little of the 1789 structure remaining.

Saint Louis Cathedral is in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, on the Place John Paul II, a promenaded section of Chartres Street that runs for one block between St. Peter Street on the upriver boundary and St.

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Coordinates 29°57'28.801" N -90°3'49.518" E

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