Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul

In 1848 the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul was originally consecrated as a parish church, though today it serves as the territory's Roman Catholic diocese. Aside from worship, tourists often visit this spot for the awe-inspiring murals that depicting biblical scenes.


Father Leo Servais and Brother Ildephonsus from Belgium painted the murals that are such a huge draw to the cathedral. Guided tours are available.

Staying Close

Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul is located in Charlotte Amalie, so guests staying in this region of the Virgin Islands will have the benefit of easy site access for the duration of their trip. Though this location isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you'll still find a fair number of lodging options to choose from.

Hotels near Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Miller Manor Hotel 0.1 mi. (1.0 km) NW
The Crystal Palace B & B 0.3 mi. (0.6 km) ENE
Bellavista Bed and Breakfast B & B 0.3 mi. (0.6 km) NE
Olga's Fancy Guest house 0.4 mi. (1.4 km) SW
Bunker Hill Hotel B & B 0.4 mi. (0.4 km) ENE
Galleon House Bed & Breakfast B & B 0.5 mi. (0.3 km) E
Windward Passage Hotel Hotel 0.5 mi. (0.3 km) E

Location and What's Nearby

You won't have a hunger problem if you linger at this historic site; you'll find a broad selection of lunch and dinner options in the vicinity. The nearest restaurant is Gladys' Café, which has a menu full of Caribbean dishes. It is just around a few hundred yards from this landmark, so grab a table and try something off the menu. Also near Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul you'll encounter restaurants including Virgilio's Restaurant and The Greenhouse Bar & Restaurant where you and your companions will be able to try out International fare and enjoy the culture of the Virgin Islands.


Operating Hours

Visitors can tour the facilities between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Guests are also welcome to stay for mass on Saturdays at 6:00 p.m. and Sundays at 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. A Spanish mass is held every Sunday at 12:30 p.m.


It is free to visit this church, whether you opt for a guided tour or to stay for a service.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (340) 774-0201 Or (340) 774-0774

Location: 22-AB Kronprindsens , Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas




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