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Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec

16 rue Buade, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada (Downtown Quebec City)
418 692 2533
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Ranked #8 of 139 attractions in Quebec City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
Description: This famous 17th-century cathedral has been restored several times but still provides visitors with an ambiance of centuries past.
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Franklin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful Basilique in the old city. A beautiful church and the door has been blessed by our Pope.

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Canon City, Colorado
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Visiting beautiful Basilique Cathedrale is stepping back into Quebec history. It is great to attend services even if you don't speak French, as the priest is quite inclusive and invites all to participate.

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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83 reviews 83 reviews
48 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Worth the stop. Beautiful interior. The golden altar was lovely. This is one of the main attractions in the city.

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Sete Lagoas, MG
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

It is a nice place to listening God. That is a beautiful Church. A peaceful place. If you felling far from God, the people there are very friendly and prepared to explain you about all places there.

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Niceville, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

2014 celebrated 350 years of Notre Dame de Quebec. The church is amazing and well worth a stop. There were a number of guides to answer questions

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Dodge Co., Wisconsin
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92 reviews 92 reviews
49 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This church is worth a stop -- even if it is just a brief one. The architecture is gorgeous on the outside and the interior decorations are stunning.

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KS1
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We were on a walking tour when a friendly young woman came over and told us about the Holy Door at the cathedral. The opening of the Holy Door in the Notre-Dame de Quebec Basilica-Cathedral marked a historic moment because it is the first Holy Door of the Catholic tradition outside Europe and the seventh in the world. It also... More

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Jacksonville, Arkansas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Visited the crypt where many bishops have been entombed sawthe tomb of Bishop Laval and muesum with guided tour.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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181 reviews 181 reviews
54 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We visited the Notre Dame Cathedral while walking through the old city of Quebec. Regardless of your religious persuasion, the workmanship is impressive. We are not Roman Catholic, but could appreciate the beauty of the building and the exquisite detail of the interior. There is not cost (though donations are accepted). Be aware as you enter that some have come... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A highlight of my visit to Quebec. The church is both amazing and humbling. Truly beautiful. Tours are offered or just self-tour.

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