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“notre dame”(45 reviews)
This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its ceiling.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
460 Rene-Levesque Blvd W, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1A7, Canada
+1 514-866-7379
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My friend suggest me to visit this place he told me that this place was awesome so somebody suggest me to come there ..

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mahmad A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the subway here and it was not a far walk from the station. We were expecting to pay, however, entrance was free on the day we visited. I believe it was a Sunday. We walked around and spent maybe 20 minutes taking it...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank JameAndDare
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered in from the cold and were amazed by the grandeur and beauty. Magnificent basilica. Would love to attend a service here when we are back in town.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While not as ostentatious as Notre Dame Cathedral, it is a beautiful place to visit. I have been to Montreal many times and I wonder why I never visited it before. Just a few minutes walk from Place Ville Marie.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rob H
Reviewed February 12, 2019

This is a medium sized 19th century Gothic Revival cathedral built by the Irish community in Montreal in the 1840s. The plaque outside states it combines the simplicity of traditional Quebec architecture with medieval French Gothic design. Its stained glass windows are also of good...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Greg C
Reviewed January 20, 2019

Built for the irish community. In my opinion, ranks up there as one of the most beautiful churches in the country. Smack in the middle of the business district, it is a place of peace and tranquility. Take time to examine the architecture outside.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank agac
Reviewed January 19, 2019

Attended Sunday mass here with my mom during our Montreal visit. Happened to be the one service of the month when mass is in Latin. An amazing experience! I don't normally attend mass, but I enjoyed the priest's homily. He seemed fairly progressive in his...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rmrincon
Reviewed January 13, 2019

Stop by here to take in the mosaics and architecture. We visited during a midday mass, so we were unable to really explore. Both the interior and exterior need to be appreciated.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank traveltrixie
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Very large basilica with an excellent brochure, in multiple languages describing some of the key features (pulpit, sculptures and reliefs in the front, etc.) There are also free guided tours. Admission is $8 per adult though.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 962court
Reviewed January 3, 2019

St Patrick s Basilica Beautiful building with a charming interior full of Irish-inspired details. And nice music.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarra C
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Response from ErinnElisabeth | Reviewed this property |
There is no cost to visit. Enjoy!
February 28, 2017|
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Response from Steven K | Reviewed this property |
The cathedral is open from 8:30am until after the 5:15 mass on mondays