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Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde

1085 de la Cathedrale | (René-Lévesque W. and Mansfield), Montreal, Quebec H3B 2V3, Canada (Ville-Marie)
514 866 1661
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Ranked #14 of 244 Attractions in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Description: This Catholic church dedicated to Mary, Queen of the World, was modeled after Rome's St. Peter's Church.
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Greenwood, Indiana
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75 reviews 75 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This church was our favorite out of all the ones that we saw in Montreal during our trip. It was large and well light and there were tiled mosaic areas.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

A quarter size replica of St Peter's in the Vatican with a quarter of its grandeur. Without doubt the Notre-Dame Basilica ten minutes away on foot is far more impressive.I sat through a Mass where the words despite a sound system were lost.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We had some time to kill before going to collect our hire car, so we decided on a visit, the Cathedral being right next to our hotel, and were very glad we did, especially as we had the place to ourselves (it was 8am on a Sunday morning). We recognised the similarity with St Peter's, Rome, but I had not... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It is exquisite in detail though very dark since not many of the window are large. It does not compare to the great European ones though

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Princeton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It was the cathedral that was located next to our hotel, so we checked it out, the problem was that after seeing the Basilica of Notre Dame, nothing is the same in comparison.

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Mitchellville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Lucked on an afternoon Mass while taking a walk to stretch my legs after plane ride and early morning departure from BWI. Even though it was all in French, the familiarity of the rituals amid the beautiful paintings, architecture and altars was a wonderfully moving experience.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I started visiting when I was a student at MCGill.It is a welcome oasis in the busy down town. Take a break from shopping and visit!

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Mississauga, Canada.
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

HUge cathedral designed after St. Peter's church in the Vatican. 50% of the size of the original. High ceilings and a huge space for worship. conveniently located in the main City centre. next to the railway station.

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Regina, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

My wife & I were stunned at the beauty of this Cathedral. It is the third largest church in Quebec. Slightly larger then the more famous Notre Dame Cathedral in Montreal. I actually prefer this church to it's more well known sibling. It is a 1/3 size replica of St. Peter's Basillica in Vatican City. It took our breath away.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We actually stumbled upon this jewel on our last day in Montreal and I am very glad we did. It is a beautiful cathedral – wish I had known that it was a scale replica of Rome’s St-Peter's Basilica before I went. The most interesting part of the cathedral to us was the bishop's mortuary chapel, completed in 1933. It... More

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