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Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

Cathedral of St. John

Cathedral of St. John

Completed in 1821, the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist is a historic staple of the Lafayette and Cajun Country communities.

This historic Roman Catholic cathedral features stained glass windows portraying the life of Saint John the Evangelist, 14 Stations of the Cross lining the walls, and statues of saints in shrines in the Cathedral.

Both the St. John Cemetery and the St. John Oak Tree are located on the cathedral grounds and are considered must-see landmarks.

The cemetery is the oldest in the city while the tree is the nearly five centuries old and a member of the Live Oak Society.

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
515 Cathedral St.
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501
337-232-1322

2 Hotels Near Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist

Best Western Lafayette Inn

2207 NW Evangeline Trwy
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501-1137
Phone: (337) 769-2900

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High Speed Internet Access Complimentary breakfast Exercise gym Outdoor pool Pets allowed based on the availability of pet friendly rooms.  Up to 2 dogs per room with a 80 pound weight limit.  Additional pet types (cats, birds, etc) may be accepted at the hotel's discretion.  Pet rate is $20 per day with a $100 per week maximum.

Best Western Rayne Inn

1422 N Polk Street
Rayne, Louisiana 70578-6221
Phone: (337) 334-0060

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