Atlanta Sights

The Catholic Shrine of the Immaculate Conception

  • 48 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW Map It
  • Downtown
  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 07/23/2015

Fodor's Review

During the Battle of Atlanta, pastor Thomas O'Reilly persuaded Union forces to spare his church and several others around the city. That 1848 structure was then torn down to make room for this much grander building, whose cornerstone was laid in 1869. The church was nearly lost to fire in 1982 but has been exquisitely restored. To view the church, contact the rectory for an appointment.

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48 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. SW, Atlanta, Georgia, 30303, United States

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  • By appointment only

Published 07/23/2015


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