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Our Lady of the Cape Shrine

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Address: 626 rue Notre-Dame Est, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec G8T 4G9 , Canada
Phone Number: 819-374-2441
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Small and nice city on the way

We stopped in Trois Rivieres on our way to quebec city and its a nice town with great views at the sea port. The church, squares, restaurant area...Are all within 10 min walking.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We stopped in Trois Rivieres on our way to quebec city and its a nice town with great views at the sea port. The church, squares, restaurant area...Are all within 10 min walking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

It was highly recommended by our friend to take Route 20 instead of Route 40 driving back from Quebec City to Montreal. It was a longer drive but since it was recommended, why not.. What a surprise, this relative modern church is just amazing huge. From the top, I believe it is an octagonal structure with the organ facing the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I have visited this facility on numerous occassions over several years. I always enjoy touring the beautiful grounds found here. There are flowers and gardens, ample palces to sit and reflect, and wonderful walkways. The churches, the Basilica and the Chapel are steeped in history and so impressive. The stained glass windows in the Basilica alone can take several hours... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

People have to know that this is a very special place as it display a very beautiful basilica, surrounded by quite a landscape. Go into the woods and follow the stations of the cross in statues, ending with the rosary bridge. My parents used to bring me here when I was little, lots of souvenirs... If in the area, stop... More 

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Richmond, Virginia, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Our Lady of the Cape Shrine requires a less-than-scenic route to drive to it. The Basilica is located amidst closely built urban neighborhoods of narrow roads. However, when you arrive, the location is very beautiful. The building rests on land along the St. Laurence River complete with grassy grounds and even its own monument park and rosary bridge. The original... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Beautiful setting and church on the edge of the St. Lawrence River. Lovely grounds with the stations of the cross in statues.

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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2013

Beautifully preserved Basilica and gardens. The architecture is incredible as are the stained glass windows The gardens are very inviting. The Rosary bridge, the Stations of the Cross are lovely. A beautiful visit for sure. Right on the banks of the St. Lawrence River. There is a gift shop, restaurant and bathrooms on site.

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Peteluma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

How sad a person would attend the culturally significant location of Our Lady of the Cape Shrine and refer to it as ugly, yet happy to use it's washrooms. We see what we expect to see at times and what is in our hearts. Sometimes prior research before a visit yields great benefit to one's experience. Our Lady of the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This shrine is not to be missed! The basilica is beautiful, serene, and creatively constructed. The grounds are stunning and the whole atmosphere is ethereal and peaceful. Believer or not, this lovely spot is worthwhile visiting.

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

it's a very special place. The religious significance of the place - the miracle of the eyes - is clear from all the literature available and the fact that Pope John Paul 2 visited as a pilgrim with 75,000 Catholics attending was impressive. The chapel itself is big and conducive to meditation and contemplation. The grounds are well manicured, under... More 

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