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Christ Church Cathedral

1444 Union Ave., Montreal, Quebec H3A 2B8, Canada (Ville-Marie)
514 843 6577
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Ranked #64 of 235 attractions in Montreal
Type: Religious Sites
Description: An underground shopping mall was built under this 19th-century Gothic cathedral to prevent it from sinking.
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Manama, Bahrain
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

First thing which will make you feeling good is the air temperature inside. Despite of the weather outside, inside is around +20. So you will like to sit down. And look around. And think about the life. Doesn't matter if you rush or not. I think this is why churches are built. Good job, Very Reverend, Kennington! Despite of fact... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We went to church at Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday morning at 10:00 a.m. We thoroughly enjoyed the service and the beauty of the Cathedral. The people were very friendly and welcomed us to the service.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Lovely building with fantastic organ. The excellent choir sing Eucharist and Evensong on Sundays with a varied and interesting music list. Friendly and helpful clergy and staff. Superb location in the centre of Montreal with shops, restaurants, bars, concert halls and theatres all within walking distance. A must when visiting the city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

Small and simple, but wonderfully beautiful. If you are on St. Catherine's shopping walk a little further down the street and visit this church

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Burlington, Vermont
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

I've been to churches and cathedrals all over the world and this is a very pretty example. It doesn't make me think cathedral but it is very nice. I would recommend the Notre Dame basilica over this if you are short on time when visiting montreal. Like Notre Dame, it is has a very warm, unintimidating interior.

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Montreal, Canada
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Christ church Anglican Cathedral is right on the longest commercial shopping street in Canada and connected to Montreal's weather proof city which is the largest in the world. The church was added after the weather proof city and metro system were already built. Put up on pillars while the underground passage was being built it was put back to its... More

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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

I like the architecture and it is worth stopping while being on St. Catherine street. It has been restaure.

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Montreal, Québec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Always nice to visit a wonderful church if you are close by it is worth the stop.

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Montreal, Canada
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35 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2011

This is the Cathedral church if the Anglican Bishops of Montreal. The Church is a modest sized neo-gothic building with great stained glass. It occupies most of a city block, and the precincts are lovely. There is usually a warm welcome for visitors. The music is outstanding. The music director, Patrick Wedd, is a renowned musician, in a city known... More

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Montreal, Canada
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42 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2006

In Montreal, the Anglican Cathedral is known as the "church on stilts". In the '80's the cathedral was in dire need of money and, more or less, sold his whole land to a croporation that built the ugly skyscraper in the back (on De Maisonneuve street). They also built an underground shopping center all over the place so, since their... More

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