Tour the Catacombs by Candlelight
2,510 Ratings
New York

Enjoy exclusive access to the off-limits areas of the historic Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral and explore the sacred space by candlelight, marveling at its high, vaulted ceilings, stunning stained glass windows, and Neo-Gothic architecture

No refunds for canceled bookings
  • Discover a unique and historic final resting place for over 200 years, where bishops rest alongside notable New Yorkers who shaped the histories of the Catholic Church, New York, and America
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history and cultural significance of the church as a knowledgeable guide shares fascinating insights
  • Experience a profound sense of serenity as you enter the sacred space, basking in the gentle glow of candlelight
  • Discover secret areas of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, usually closed to the public, and learn the stories of notable New Yorkers and bishops who rest in these sacred grounds
What's Included
  • Guided tour by candlelight, including exclusive access to off-limits areas and insightful stories from an experienced guide
Additional Information
  • Due to its location in an active church, tours may be rescheduled on short notice for events like weddings or funerals.
  • This experience is fully accessible, adhering to ADA guidelines.
  • Respectful attire required; no profane clothing, tank tops, or short shorts.
  • Tours proceed rain or shine; please note, half of the tour is outdoors; no umbrellas or ponchos provided.
32 Prince St
Prince Street
Cancellation Policy

All tickets are non-refundable. In special circumstances, we may be able to help reschedule your ticket to another date and session that has not already sold out.

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July 2024