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St. Dunstan's Basilica

45 Great George Street | Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4K1, Canada
902-894-3486
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
Traveler Description: The Saint Dunstan's Basilica Parish is an imposing structure and worth a few minutes of your time to visit. In 1990 the federal government design... more »
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

I have the pleasure of singing her every week with an amazing group of people under the direction of Leo Marchildon (exceptional musician) The Basilica has lots of history to learn about and you manage to catch a mass or a recital you will be wowed by the sounds that are produced in the beautiful building. You will feel moved... More

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Urbana, Illinois
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

Unfortunately, I ran out of time and did not get to see the inside but studied the outside in great detail. I was always a fan of Gothic architecture and love the arched windows and stain glass. Definitely well worth a trip.

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Calgary, Canada
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129 reviews 129 reviews
47 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

It is a special place. An awe inspiring place filled with beautiful works of art and (best of all) some detailed and richly coloured stained glass windows.

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Connecticut
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61 reviews 61 reviews
7 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

My wife and I walked by the Basilica on our way to dinner on a Saturday evening in late June (we were staying overnight in Charlottetown). The Basilica was impressive from the outside but we did not know just how impressive it would be from within. We found that out when we attended Mass the following morning. The size of... More

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Titusville
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753 helpful votes 753 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Entering this beautiful cathedral you will be greeted by a very pleasant parishioner and then upon entering the sanctuary your voice will lower to a whisper as you gaze at the alter and ornate windows and ceiling. Each space is filled with an inspiring visage of spiritual significance. The organ pipes fill the rear of the church and I can... More

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Charlottetown, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Architecture, and the setting. Photos allowed. check out the angels in the chancel, close to Province house as well.

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St. Louis, MO
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148 reviews 148 reviews
57 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Walking into this historical House of Worship is such an amazing experience. The vast and beautiful ceiling along with all the statues and stained glass windows make it a truly spiritual place to be. We were drawn to it by the magnificent architecture and inspired by the grandeur inside of the Basilica. We are so glad we took the time... More

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Ormond Beach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We were fortunate to be able to attend a 5pm Mass on a Sunday in Charlottetown. We arrived a half hour early and were greeted by a friendly parishioner who told us about the basilica and told us not miss the "boat-sled" in the front right that the founding pastor used when starting the parish. The ceiling is fashioned like... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

What an amazing, beautiful, peaceful place. In the centre of Charlottetown just round the corner from the Gahan restaurant.

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

It's a magnificent structure. Truly a European Cathedral! Beautiful statues, ornately decorated. Surprised that for me, the stained glass was not so inspiring.

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