Monday, October 5, 2009

Hotel Near Cathedral Basilica

Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption

1140 Madison Ave.
Covington, KY 41011

A touch of Paris is just minutes from our downtown Cincinnati hotel. The Cathedral Basilica is a s small scale Notre Dame cathedral which houses one of the world's largest stained glass windows (24 feet by 67 feet). One of only 31 basilicas in the country, it serves as the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Covington and as the parish of St. Mary's. It features a French Gothic design with gargoyles and flying buttresses, mural-sized oil paintings by renowned artist Frank Duveneck and 82 stained glass windows.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily except Mondays.

Admission: Free to museum.

So make your reservation at our Cincinnati Ohio Hotel the Holiday Inn Express on line, or call the hotel directly at 800-543-3018.

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