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The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis - Sanctuary
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The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis was designed in the Romanesque style and built between 1907 and 1909. The interior is decorated with mosaics made from over 41,000,000 glass tesserae tiles using over 8,000 shades of color that took nearly 80 years to complete.

The Cathedral was designated as a Cathedral Basilica by Pope John Paul II in 1997. The Pope came to the Cathedral Basilica in 1999 during his history-making visit to the United States in October of 1999.

Copyright: Larry Beasley
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Taken: 17/07/2011
Uploaded: 07/07/2011
Updated: 28/08/2014
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Tags: cathedralal; basilicia; saint louis; st. louis; mosaic panels
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