It apparently has stained-glass windows.
When Lemony Snicket talks about "how music has charms to soothe a savage beast" (a quote by William Congreve), he mentions that he was ducking in the altar, typing, while his friend and associate hummed a tune that calmed him down and drowned out the noise of his typewriter.
Count Olaf's associate, as she was searching for Dr. Montgomery's reptiles, mentioned the cathedral. She had mistaken the cathedral for "a toad that looks like a church, complete with stained-glass eyes."
- The Cathedral is likely a Catholic Cathedral dedicated to Mary, mother of Jesus, a patron saint in the Catholic religion. Mary is believed by Catholics and Christians to be a virgin who miraculously gave birth to the son of God; the name of "Alleged Virgin" is a skeptical crack at this belief.
- On the map, footsteps are drawn near the cathedral.