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Notre-Dame Basilica

424 Rue Saint Sulpice, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
514-842-2925
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As featured in 3 days in Montreal
Ranked #3 of 233 attractions in Montreal
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Montreal's oldest Catholic church, built in 1656, is known for its intricately designed interior, which includes stained glass chronicling the history... more » Owner description: Montreal's oldest Catholic church, built in 1656, is known for its intricately designed interior, which includes stained glass chronicling the history of the city. « less
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Heswall, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 NEW

not religious at all but this place is simply lovely to look around. we opted to just walk round on our own but tours were also available

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Oswego, New York
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16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

We visited Notre-Dame Basilica on Easter Sunday. Although Mass was spoken in French and we only speak English, we still enjoyed the service. What a gorgeous cathedral. The ceiling, the walls, and the altar area are beautiful with statues, art work, etc.. We didn't take the tour, because of Mass, but I would like to come back and see those... More

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Chiang Mai
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4 reviews 4 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

This jewel is located in Old Montreal so do yourself a favor and visit both places you will be thrilled. This is a tiny piece of Europe in North America. Enjoy!

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

So beautiful place, and remember Celine Dion wed in this basilica. Anyone passing by must visit this sculptural chef d'oeuvre!

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Osasco, SP
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

We visited Notre Dame for the night show and we liked a lot. The beginning is a little weird but towards the end it gets really interesting. The best part is that you get 15 minutes after the show to take pictures of the church. The group watching was quite small, so it feel like a private tour.

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Staten Island, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

You will be very sorry if you miss this attraction. There is a $5.00 charge for each person to enter. The architecture as well as the high ceilings are amazing. Everything is hand painted. It took 35 months to build this church. Our tour guide's name was Julie. She was well versed and answered all of our questions. We were... More

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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153 reviews 153 reviews
23 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

What a beautiful basilica, both inside and out. It's worth it to have an actual tour, as the stories about the basilica are amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

A beautiful church in the vicinity of Old Montréal. The little chapel is a must... beautiful freize behind the altar.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Beautiful church. I think the $5 was fair. We found our tour lacking, she seemed rushed. Worth a trip

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

notre dame basilica is the most beautiful of churches.....spectacular in the heart of old montreal so much to see

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