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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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3800 chemin Queen-Mary, Montreal, Quebec H3V 1H6, Canada
Parc du Mont-Royal
+1 514-733-8211
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

Probably the biggest and most beautiful Quebec church. Rich in history for the religious one. This is a must see in Montreal.

Thank Packman_mtl
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Oratoire Saint-Joseph du Mont-Royal is simply spectacular! Though much smaller in size than Sacré-Cœur in Paris, but still very spectacular for North America.

Thank Montreal_Canada2011
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Beautifully located on a hill and the story of Brother André, the founder of this Oratory is so amazing. Thousands had been healed in this place and you can feel the peace inside. A must see.

Thank ulethp
Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

not only was this a beautiful visit, the scene from the top level outside is one not to be missed.. You are able to have a breathtaking panoramic view of Montreal...

Thank BeReal1977
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Before driving back to Ontario my boyfriend and I decided to visit St. Joseph's Oratory. This is a very special historical place in Montreal. There were many tourists visiting. Parking and entrance were free. We did light a candle for $2 and prayed for our...More

Thank Colleen B
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We weren't really sure what to expect inside. There was no tour offered, but lots of tourists like us found our way to the main sanctuary, which was amazing and cavernous; it seemed larger than Notre Dame across town. They never charged us anything, and...More

Thank Ramsfan93a
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

It's grand and beautiful, but in a way that's different from the standard European Catholic church. My wife and I make a point of coming here every time we're in Montreal- it's very accessible by transit and worth the short trek out.

Thank heysog
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

A great church. Although we had a frightening experience. We went here at night around 8pm and we where going up the hill to the church. We made a left turn on the right side of the hill towards a banquet like space. Obviously a...More

Thank Shahid B
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

We spent a very peaceful hour in St Joseph's, but could easily have stayed a lot longer looking at the beautiful sculpture, mosaic, stained glass.

Thank canadianCRlover
Reviewed December 28, 2016

One's faith could easily be rejuvenated in this solemn Oratory. Imposing structure on top of a hill. Penitents and devotees could climb the stairs leading up to the oratory, some even climb up kneeling...The building is beautiful and a testament to the many miracles by...More

Thank TINA M
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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chris T
September 9, 2017|
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Response from CapistranoBeach | Reviewed this property |
Gps led us to a place where there was no charge. I'm not sure what entrance you are referring to. We did not have a charge.
August 7, 2017|
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Response from Kati C | Reviewed this property |
You'll fine shadow!!
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.