MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — For the last century, the Cathedral of St. Paul has shone like a jewel atop the skyline.
One-hundred-years ago this weekend, the official dedication took place. But the cathedral has continued to change and grow since then.READ MORE: 1 Dead After Rolling Car In Benton County
In honor of its centennial, Natalie Nyhus, Mike Augustyniak and photojournalist Brad Earley learned the story of the cathedral from Father John Ubel, who invited them on an all-access tour of a lifetime.
The bell tower and cathedral dome are off limits to the public, but self-guided tours are welcome anytime, and a $2 donation gets you a tour book.READ MORE: Juneteenth Celebrations Stretch From City To Suburbs For First Year As A Federal Holiday
Guided tours are available Monday through Friday at 1 p.m., and you can just show up.
Watch Father John’s fantastic tour in the video above.MORE NEWS: Minnesota Runner Qualifies To Race In 2021 Tokyo Olympics