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Our Lady of the Cape Shrine

626 rue Notre-Dame Est, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec G8T 4G9 , Canada
819-374-2441
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Montreal
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125 reviews 125 reviews
44 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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65 reviews 65 reviews
24 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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145 reviews 145 reviews
76 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
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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Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I used to live nearby this Shrine. It's an impressive place. Unfortunately, it requires lots of maintenance, so it has lost some of its beauty, but nevertheless, it remains a place to see if you go to Trois-Rivieres. You can visit the inside of the Shrine, and then have lunch outside, but the St-Lawrence River. Great view. There is a... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Special place in December with their expositions of madonas and the outside lights in the snow.We enjoyed our visit.

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Beaverton, Oregon
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

What a huge and ugly place. We stopped here as we were bicycling through Trois Riviere. A short nap in the park was long enough after a brief time in the lobby.

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