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Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

200 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2E8, Canada
+1 709-754-2170
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Beautiful church

well worth visiting even if you are not a Catholic Take the time to see the beautiful marble... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2016
annbeniusis
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Hamilton, Canada
church on top of the hill

we went to see the church on a sunday afternoon but it was locked. the building dated back to... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2016
Shelbydee
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Monroe, Louisiana
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Museum featuring historical and artistic artifacts pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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200 Military Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 2E8, Canada
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

well worth visiting even if you are not a Catholic Take the time to see the beautiful marble sculpture ' The Veiled Virgin' by Strazza , on display in the adjacent Presentation Convert. A nun will provide an interesting tour

Thank annbeniusis
Reviewed September 1, 2016

we went to see the church on a sunday afternoon but it was locked. the building dated back to 1800's and the stone work was beautiful and looked almost green. this church can be seen from almost every point in st. john's. across from the...More

Thank Shelbydee
Reviewed September 1, 2016

The basilica is gorgeous on the inside and I recommend going to see it. But what I recommend even more is going next door to visit the sisters and get a chance to see the Veiled Virgin. Cut from a single piece of marble, she...More

Thank sbwpanda
Reviewed September 1, 2016

Beautiful but even more so, while there, go next door where the nuns live to see the marbled bust of the Veiled Virgin. It is spectacular. Just leave a donation

Thank lucielise
Reviewed August 28, 2016

Unless you are REALLY into Church's go - have been into a few around the world and have seen more beautiful ones.

Thank pwuchief
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Breath taking is all I can say. We took a tour and got to see the famous sculpture of the Virgin Mary that was done I believe in the late 1700's. This was sculpted out of stone and the details are Incredible. Only 2 in...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed August 25, 2016

I had company who wanted to look at some churches in Newfoundland. Well, in that case, how can you NOT visit the Roman Catholic Basilica, that great edifice next to The Rooms. For a tour, we decided to take in a walk about play at...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed August 22, 2016

like a mother protecting her child. When I first moved to St. John's, I visited here regularly and I asked Mary to help me find a house to call home....she did. Within a week I bought one of these century ole jelly bean houses she...More

Thank Kim S
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I recently visited the Basilica for the first time and very much enjoyed it. The architecture is impressive. We brought our children and explained some of the significant elements of the church (stations of the cross, etc). What a lovely and sacred place. If you're...More

Thank GlobeTrotterNL1
Reviewed August 21, 2016

beautiful roman catholic church. placques detailing history outside the basilica. didn't take part, but they did offer a tour of the basilica at noon hour.

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lyal
August 6, 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth F | Reviewed this property |
Saturday mass is at 5pm, Sunday masses are 8:30am and 11am.
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