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Address: 45 Great George Street | Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4K1, Canada
Phone Number: 902-894-3486
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Description: This is a beautiful old cathedral located in the heart of the city. It's...
This is a beautiful old cathedral located in the heart of the city. It's over 100 years old.
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Very interesting building and historical. Toured during the day when the church was not being used. Got an unexpected concert from someone who was playing the piano. Quite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Reston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Very interesting building and historical. Toured during the day when the church was not being used. Got an unexpected concert from someone who was playing the piano. Quite lovely and soothing music. Went back at night for mass. I always like to experience how the locals celebrate.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Nice example of a Basilica for PEI. Given the time period for this development it is a nice place for a quick visit. Not as nice (opulent) at Notre Dame in Montreal but similar style. Would have loved to have heard the pipe organ play while there.

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ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I attended 5 pm mass last Sunday and was truly moved. The music was as good as if we were at a paid concert. The girls singing were amazing. As was the piano player and percussion player. The service was perfect. No too long or too short. The basilica is very beautiful and the mass ended before I expected. I'm... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed walking through the Basilica. It was worth the 15 minutes it took us to wander through. The person at the entrance was very helpful answering questions.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Having seen many churches, it is always nice to find unique details. I found the stained glass depictions of the sacraments and the gospel writer symbols on the altar to be particularly cool! Also, not to be missed would be the sled/boat/wagon used by one of the early traveling priests!

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Charlottetown's main Roman Catholic Cathedral situated right in the middle of the old town. Not as ornate as some cathedrals but none the less, well worth a visit

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a very impressive church in the center or Charlottetown. I have been here for mass and always enjoy the architecture and stained glass windows. Also, very well maintained so you don't feel like you at mass in a museum.

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

St. Dunstan's Basilica is a place of quiet and has beautiful stain glass windows and a number of statues that give you a sense of its place in the life of the city.

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Falcon Heights, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My wife and I attended Sunday Mass at St. Dunstan's. We'd advise taking the time to stroll around the interior of this impressive structure. Note that the washrooms are accessible down a somewhat hidden staircase/elevator in the front, left corner of the church. Also, Gahan's pub, located just behind the church, is a great place for good food and local... More 

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Dunedin, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Really a must see. This church is beautiful and is centrally located. If you are following the historical self guided walking tour you will see it.

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Additional Information about St. Dunstan's Basilica

Address: 45 Great George Street | Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4K1, Canada
Phone Number: 902-894-3486
Location: Canada  >  Prince Edward Island  >  Charlottetown
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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