Free Tours of St. Patrick's Cathedral - St. Patrick's Cathedral

Date: 08/01/11 through 08/31/11
Hours: 10am
Ages: ALL
Fifth Avenue between 50th and 51st Streets - 212-843-8049
Manhattan, NY 10022

Description: This August, enjoy a free, guided tour of one of New York City's most beloved landmarks, St. Patrick's Cathedral. Learn about the Cathedral in person as a specially trained guide helps you explore the history and traditions that have made St. Patrick's a favorite destination for millions of worshipers and visitors, alike. For example, did you know that the bronze doors of St. Patrick's Cathedral weigh more than 20,000 pounds each but can be opened with one strong hand? And during the hottest months of summer, these doors actually swell in the heat. For tour dates and times, visit the cathedral's website: