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St. Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

3800 chemin Queen-Mary, Montreal, Quebec H3V 1H6, Canada
+1 514-733-8211
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Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount-Royal is the largest shrine dedicated to Saint Joseph in the world. You must come visit our treasures like the votive chapel containing 10,000 lights and votive candles, our marvelous museum with a permanent exhibit of hundreds of creches from around the world, the Chapel of Brother Andre built in 1904, the heart of Brother Andre, our spectacular gardens containing the Way of Cross, the Crypt Church and the majestic Basilica.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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3800 chemin Queen-Mary, Montreal, Quebec H3V 1H6, Canada
Parc du Mont-Royal
+1 514-733-8211
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am rating museum on the top floor, this shouldn't be called museum, or if they want to keep it there then they should wave 25$ admission fee. It is really terrible, biggest scam i ever see. If you are visiting to enjoy tje St.Josephs...More

Thank Honest-Bob2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

The climb is steep but the gardens and statuary are beautiful with the reward of great views over the city as you descend. The Oratory interior should not be missed, but the gardens touched my heart more.

Thank smoock
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going to St. Joseph's for the past 19 years. I always stop there when in Montreal. It is a beautiful church with rich history. Great architecture and plenty of thing to do and see. I wasn't too impressed with the fact that...More

Thank Claudia172017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went this past January, 2017. Unfortunately, we tried to go at night while it was snowing and we could not see the top of the basilica; although, it made it at the same time more magical because we could see lost on the sky...More

Thank Alejandra D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful large church that lights up during the evening and glows during the day. It is a must to see no matter what your belief system is.

Thank BrendaLong
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Oratory was impressive from the outside as it was tall and large (parking 5 dollars). Thankfully there were escalators inside. There's a section for people to pray and kneel up the stairs! 😰 Apparently miracles happen and there's 4 walls where people have left...More

Thank SapphiraNB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When I got there, I felt like I reached heaven. If you visit montreal, you should come here. There is no fail.

Thank 제민 손
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the amazing and emotional places I have been ever. Despite the Wonderful view..way of Christ Garden is a peaceful place where you can talk to yorself. The Basilic is outstanding...everything with elevators and scalators. .do not worry about meal.you can get a good...More

Thank Edneyelias J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Elevator to different levels, huge parking, several things to see: Museum, another church, and house. Store, and beautiful views to take lovely photos, too.

Thank lolinstar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic views of the city of Montreal from the higher level. Very interesting modern church with amazing organ. Small crypt church on the lowest level.

Thank dundeeplace
Parc du Mont-Royal
Montreal was named for this hilly highland, where the
tallest spot in the city overlooks its most extensive
parkland. The greenspace of Parc du Mont-Royal is an
outdoorsman's dream, with hiking trails and nature
walks that cater to every season and level of athlete.
In the winter, cross-country skiers, tobogganers, and
ice skaters don their equipment by Beaver Lake and its
pavilion, while the warmer months bring families and
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July 3, 2017|
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Response from Narv-B | Reviewed this property |
They have special set of wooden steps in the middle. I think it can be done at anytime.
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May 28, 2017|
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Response from OratoireStJoseph | Property representative |
On Sundays, the parking is free of charge. Enjoy your visit !
May 26, 2017|
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Response from OratoireStJoseph | Property representative |
If you want to park your car is only 5$ for the day and free on Sundays. Enjoy your visit !