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Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec

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Address: 16 rue Buade, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Phone Number: 418 692 2533
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Description: This famous 17th-century cathedral has been restored several times but...
This famous 17th-century cathedral has been restored several times but still provides visitors with an ambiance of centuries past.
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Worths a visit. Give a little something so that they can preserve it

Well located, near St-Jean street, Nice inside. Worth a visit. Still used for religious offices. Keep silence.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Well located, near St-Jean street, Nice inside. Worth a visit. Still used for religious offices. Keep silence.

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Columbia, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

You wouldn't realize how beautiful and ornate the Basilique was inside, by looking at it's exterior. Go in and read about the first Bishop of Quebec (Francois de Laval), he's buried beneath the Basilique in the crypt. The oldest Catholic parrish in North America dating back to 1647.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

From the outside the Notre Dame cathedral is a bit unassuming and rather plain. On the inside it is a bit of a shock. In addition to being a place of worship that is actively used, the cathedral is stunningly beautiful on the inside. If you are simply passing by on a walk around the old city, make sure to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Driving from Montreal to Quebec and stopping around this area first to look for food did not do well for my experience here. I simply was too tired to go inside and assumed (right or wrong) that since i had already visited the Notre Dame in Paris, that this would simply not compare. Terrible judgment on my part i know... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We were out for a walk in the cold and saw this church. On the outside you would have no idea what beauty is awaiting you on the inside. It was breath taking inside!

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Rhinebeck, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We are not fluent in French, obvious to the greeter for our 9:30am Mass....but so warm and welcoming, the chorus amazing...beautiful chants.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Happened upon this church while wandering the streets of Québec City. From the outside, it looks like just another church - inside, absolutely beautiful! Visited early Saturday morning - inside was peaceful and quiet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Attended the 11:30 AM sunday mass-all french speaking but provide the readings in spanish and english. Really a beautiful church with many different areas to view-pictures allowed ---so glad we were able to attend the service and view the beauty within.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We were able to see it when the Holy Door was present which is an interesting history. It is beautiful and charming. Be sure to get a tour to catch all the details

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Sarnia, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

This is one of the nicer Catholic church and I was glad I went there. It had a good feel and is very part of the history of Old Quebec.

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