Churches in El Paso, El Paso (Self Guided)

There are many places of worship in El Paso which are worthy ones visit. The churches in the city belong to various denominations and this results in different architectural styles. You will be thrilled at the sight of these gorgeous structures. Take the following self-guided tour and visit the most outstanding religious venues of El Paso.
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Churches in El Paso Map

Guide Name: Churches in El Paso
Guide Location: USA » El Paso (See other walking tours in El Paso)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 km
Author: HelenF
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Montana Spanish Seventh Day Adventists Church

1) Montana Spanish Seventh Day Adventists Church

The Montana Spanish Seventh Day Adventists Church boasts a beautiful brick structure, which makes it a worthy representative of religious architecture. The Seventh Day Adventist is a Christian church with a strong faith which has at its roots the beliefs mentioned in the Holy Scriptures. Located near the downtown area of El Paso, this religious venue serves the city's community with love and care, trying to fulfill the society's spiritual needs.
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St Paul Lutheran Church

2) St Paul Lutheran Church

St Paul Lutheran Church is one of the many prosperous religious organizations in El Paso. It features a massive building with a wide interior where many believers can gather at the same time. Every Sunday at St Paul's, locals and visitors come for worship which begins at 10:30 am. Here, the religious believes that only through Jesus people will find their way, the truth and happiness.
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St Clement's Church

3) St Clement's Church

The foundation stone of St Clement's Church was laid in 1907. It was skillfully constructed in the Neo-Gothic style and adorned with stained glass windows which bring out the church's unusual beauty. At St Clement's Church there are three days dedicated to services; these are on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. Everybody who wants to join the path which leads to Jesus Christ is welcome at St Clement's.
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Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick

4) Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick

The Cathedral Parish of St Patrick is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of El Paso. It is located at 1118 N. Mesa St. in the heart of the downtown area. This seat is vacant as the previous bishop, His Excellency, the Most Reverend Armando Xavier Ochoa, was named as prelate of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fresno, California on 1 December, 2011. The cathedral is the mother church for 656,000 Catholics in the diocese, and also operates one of El Paso's Catholic high schools, Cathedral High School, and St Patrick Elementary School adjacent to the church.

The church was designed by Barnett, Haynes & Barnett, an architectural firm from St Louis, Missouri. It was built in the form of a Byzantine basilica, in the Italian Renaissance style. The ground was broken on 8 April 1914 and the church and the cornerstone were blessed in a ceremony by Fr Edward Barry on 12 November 1916. The interior of the cathedral is adorned with Roman columns, elaborate frescoes that depict biblical scenes and the Stations of the Cross are carved in bas-relief on the interior walls.

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Trinity-First United Methodist Church

5) Trinity-First United Methodist Church

Trinity-First United Methodist Church is a welcoming religious venue built in 1939 by Gustavus A. Trost Design, a well known architectural firm in El Paso. At the church, services are held not just in Spanish: English services are also performed. Every Sunday one can come and join the praying individuals at services which begin at 8:30 am and 11 am. The church has under its guidance various entities, such as Sunday School, Summer Camp, and choirs.
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Immaculate Conception Church

6) Immaculate Conception Church

Immaculate Conception Church, located next to the new Federal Court House of El Paso, is another church which was founded by Padre Pinto just a year after his arrival in El Paso in 1892. The church's primary language is English; Masses are held each day at 12 pm. On Sundays there are also Masses which begin at 9 am and 10 am. Confessions are also scheduled: one can come to confession daily at 11:30 am, except on Sundays.
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Sacred Heart Church

7) Sacred Heart Church

The Sacred Heart Church was established in 1893 by Padre Pinto, who is known among the people of the city as the "Apostle of El Paso." It was the first Catholic Church to be built in the city. Since then it has striven to be of help to the citizens of El Paso. It was also of aid to Mexican emigrants who had to integrate into the new culture and society. The church performs baptisms and marriage services; the Mass takes place every day with Sunday Masses beginning at 7 am. In addition to all of this, one can attend English courses and computer literacy classes provided by the church.
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Saint Ignatius Catholic Church

8) Saint Ignatius Catholic Church

The Saint Ignatius Catholic Church's building is an exquisite massive structure, which was built in 1905 by Padre Pinto. The church features on each side of its entrance a high tower; the construction made of reddish brick can be easily spotted on Park Street. Since the year it was founded the church has had a great impact upon El Paso's community, participating in fund raising with the purpose to renovate the old buildings of the city.

Walking Tours in El Paso, Texas

Create Your Own Walk in El Paso

Create Your Own Walk in El Paso

Creating your own self-guided walk in El Paso is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Cultural Venues Self-Guided Tour in El Paso

Cultural Venues Self-Guided Tour in El Paso

In the city of El Paso, which possesses a rich Mexican cultural heritage, there are several interesting cultural venues you ought to visit. Wander through the entertaining exhibits at Lynx, visit the Mexican world of books, admire the exquisite pieces of art and enjoy the theatrical opera performances while being in El Paso. Take this self-guided tour and let your soul be filled with a piece of El...  view more

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Every city in the world has its unique characteristics, and El Paso is no exception! It is a prosperous city with extremely beautiful architectural monuments of historical importance, fiberglass statues of ferocious alligators and brave cowboys and many other characters. You can see a different side of the city by taking the following tour to guide you through its streets.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Museums in El Paso

Museums in El Paso

El Paso, the sixth largest city in Texas, is proud to present its treasures: the rich and entertaining museums, most of which are located in downtown. Quite a number of these museums focus on revealing information about the past of the Mexican and Southwest regions. You will find their exhibits fascinating, entertaining and even educational. Take the following walking tour and find out more about...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.6 km
Chamizal Region Self-Guided Tour in El Paso

Chamizal Region Self-Guided Tour in El Paso

In the warm, arid city of El Paso there is no day that will pass without some fun or excitement. The regions near the city’s downtown will show you the best places to visit that are off the beaten tourist track. Check out the following self-guided tour and take a stroll through the streets of El Paso.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.8 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in El Paso for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best El Paso has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as El Paso, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.