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St. Patrick's Basilica

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Address: 454 Rene-Levesque Blvd W, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1A7, Canada
Phone Number: 514 866 7379
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Description: This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its...
This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its ceiling.
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Beautiful and peaceful

I stopped to sit in the Basilica several times while here attending a conference (and I'm not Catholic). It is a beautiful church. It was completely empty one morning when I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Hinckley, Ohio

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FORT LAUDERDALE
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is a beautiful church...I was going to Sunday service for years..but I was refused communion because I was gay...it is still a beautiful place to visite...We do not like discrimination in Quebec

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Hinckley, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I stopped to sit in the Basilica several times while here attending a conference (and I'm not Catholic). It is a beautiful church. It was completely empty one morning when I stopped for a short break. I'm glad that such a peaceful place is kept open so that visitors to the city can admire its beauty and enjoy the serenity... More 

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Puerto Rico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Montreal is a place full of beauty, and Old Montreal is that beauty concentrated and timeless at the same time. This Basilica, along with the other in the city, shows the devotion of the early Canadians, and the passion for preserving history and art of the modern ones. Beautiful to see at day and night.

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Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Very impressive and rivals things that we have visited in Europe. Very accessible, you can get close to everything.

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South Bend, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We really enjoy the architecture and history of churches. We were free to access the church with no entry fee but the opportunity for a free will donation. A lunch time visit included music - great experience!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

At first we walked away, rather than wait for a tour, but we decided to come back a half-hour later, and it was well worth it. Very interesting tour.

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Beavercreek, OH, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Another beautiful church. This one is for English speaking Catholics. Has a beautiful interior. Is within walking distance of Vieux Montreal.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I have seen many churches/cathedrals/basilicas all around the world and this ranks in my favorite top 5. To me I liked it better than Notre Dame Basilica, a more understated beauty and a whole less crowded. (There was only 2 others there) Definitely worth a visit, even if you are not Catholic (I am agnostic).

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North Easton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It is one of the most beautiful Catholic churches in Montreal. Mass is said in English. The murals on the walls are incredible. If you enjoy visiting churches, this is a must!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This is a beautiful Bascilica. Stunning ceilings and stained windows. Nowhere near as busy as Notre-Dame so quite pleasant to walk around.

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Address: Address: 454 Rene-Levesque Blvd W, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1A7, Canada
Phone Number: 514 866 7379
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Quartier International
Designed to connect and beautify unused space, today the Quartier International is like a transversal piece of modern art. The distinctive design flair is most apparent at its focal point, the Palais des Congres, a convention center and retail space with a multi-colored glass exterior and an equally bold interior motif. Outdoors too, the Quartier is friendly towards public art exhibits along its stylish, plotted city squares, with extra-wide sidewalks meant to encourage long strolls and shaded benches available for absorbing the atmosphere. Fresh air and promenades characterize the area, from the foliage of Victoria Square to the fountain of Place Jean-Paul Riopelle, while the restaurants along Rue Saint-Antonie Ouest and Metro stops modeled in the Parisian style give off European glamour.