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St. Dunstan's Basilica

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Address: 45 Great George St | Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4K1, Canada
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+1 902-894-3486
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This is a beautiful old cathedral located in the heart of the city. It's...

This is a beautiful old cathedral located in the heart of the city. It's over 100 years old.

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St Dunstans Basilica

Beautiful spectacular Basilica You could spend hours just studying the architecture In this amazing structure It also has a huge beautiful pipe organ which has bee n move from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Halifax, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful spectacular Basilica You could spend hours just studying the architecture In this amazing structure It also has a huge beautiful pipe organ which has bee n move from Montreal

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic church 1816.Short walk from the port and shops. The bells are significant for many reasons, they are a sister chime with other landmark properties, such as the bells at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City and the Oratory St. Joseph in Montreal. The bells are being restored for July 1st. they have been silent for 40 years.

Thank caminobound2014
Breukelen Ut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous basilica. Very colorful stain glass windows. Red carpet around the altar (do not walk on it, please signs).

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Alberta, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a quick stop on our walk to the waterfront we found it well worth your while. The church is beautiful inside and has a large variety of stained glass windows. While we are not a spiritual family everyone enjoyed seeing the beautiful architecture on offer inside the church. During our visit there were quite a few other tourists as... More 

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Clanton, Alabama
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed March 22, 2017

Very big and beautiful older church. A lot of detail, pretty Windows, and religious artifacts. I love to check these old churches out.

Thank Jody E
Nashville, Tennessee
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9 reviews
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Reviewed February 15, 2017

Attend a mass, or just pop in to see the amazing architecture. 'Feel' the peace. Spend a few minutes or sit and have some alone time. Beautiful!

Thank m0mbutler
Mississauga, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Very nice Basilica . We went on Mass on Sunday. Very old Basilica with lots of charm.The paintings are very nice.

Thank shenein2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2017

I am simply amazed with the architecture every time I step into this beautiful church. One truly feels the need to speak in hushed whispers in respect and reverence to the surroundings. From the beauty and majesty of the soaring ceilings to the grace of the stained glass, you are invited to just Be.

Thank Mary Lou B
Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed January 25, 2017

Even if you are not a spiritual person, you cannot help but feel something, anything, when here. This is a must see when on the Island.

Thank MateoTony
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2017

As a photographer St. Dunstan's Basilica is a remarkable building. From the outside, every crook and cranny has interest. The stones and carvings are intricate and beautiful, each telling a story of time and weathering history. Once you enter the doors you are swept away by the scents, sounds and sights from floor to ceilings to walls and windows. The... More 

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