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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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Gorgeous church

This gothic style cathedral is a magnificent bulding in the heart of downtown Charlottetown located on the famous Great George Street next to the PEI Legislative Building where... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This gothic style cathedral is a magnificent bulding in the heart of downtown Charlottetown located on the famous Great George Street next to the PEI Legislative Building where Canada was conceived by the Fathers of Confederation. Within the Basilica you will see at the front of the church above the main altar a beautiful rose stained glass window. When your... More 

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Georgetown, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The basilica's altar and ceiling are beautiful - not over the top as some other cathedrals - but elaborately beautiful. The German-crafted rose window is quite nice.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a nice old stone church. There are a cuople of people around the front door who will give you a history of the church.

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Lake City, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We visited this Basilica while we were walking the Historic Row. It is a beautiful church inside and out. It is downtown and it is a easy walk to Victoria Park and lots of places to eat.

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Prince Albert, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

absolutely beautiful. You don`t have to be a church going person to appreciate the beauty of the building. Never have I seen anything like it. From the marble to the huge pipe organ, to the carvings, it is truly a must see. I just wish I could have attended a mass while I was I Charlottetown. Also cannot believe the... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Unbelievable beauty and charm in Charlottetown's largest church. I got a strong sense of wonderment and spirituality while inside this magnificent structure.

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Mattituck, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Who would expect such a wonderful building in a city of only 440,000 people? It is beautiful inside and out. The stone glass windows are unusual in that they are not all the classic scenes that you normally find. This is a great place to see and visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Charming small church in heart of Charlottetown just down from the town centre. Very nice stained glass windows. External architecture in French Gothic style. Well worth a look inside. Recommended

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We visited on a Monday and waited until the midday Mass was finished - good to see so many coming out. A lovely church and loved the stained glass.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

St Dunstan's is a beautiful church in downtown Charlottetown. It is worth stopping in for a visit. The Church was rebuilt in the early 20th century after a fire and is in a French-revival style that will remind you of many older churches in Quebec and French-Ontario.

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