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St. Patrick's Basilica

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Address: 454 Rene-Levesque Blvd W, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1A7, Canada
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+1 514-866-7379
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its...

This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its ceiling.

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Quite a pleasant surprise

We were walking from our hotel to see Montreal's famous Notre Dame Basilica when quite by surprise we came upon St. Patrick's. It s also a Basilica, but we had not heard of it... read more

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were walking from our hotel to see Montreal's famous Notre Dame Basilica when quite by surprise we came upon St. Patrick's. It s also a Basilica, but we had not heard of it. We entered at a time when the church was empty which gave us a chance to look around. The woodwork throughout the church was remarkable both... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked by the church a few times this past weekend as our hotel was only feet away from it. The architectural design was beautiful and the grounds well maintained.

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Trenton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017

St Patrick's has an interesting history as the church for the Irish as opposed to the French Catholics in Montréal but it is also gorgeous inside. The type of stained glass windows in most of the church have very subtle colors and are lovely even on a gray day in January. There is a great deal of beautiful wood carving... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

This was only about a 10 minute walk from our hotel and it is so worth stopping inside and taking a look! It is absolutely beautiful, the details inside of the church are stunning! We got there a little after noon and was able to sit in on mass! Highly recommend a visit here!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Similar in a way to St Patrick's in Ny but in a smaller version. It is absolutely a lovely, church. Masses are in English.

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Waddell, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

I was unaware of this stunning basilica and came upon it by accident. Mid-19th century. Stunning interior.

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Fairfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Very close to Le Phillips Square, this basilica is a very neat structure to see. Nice garden by the church and very close to eats, drinks and such in the town. Worth a visit to see.

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Talent, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

It didn't look impressive from the outside, but inside was another matter. This basilica doesn't have the over-the-top feel of Notre Dame, but it's very pretty. Lots of nice stained glass as well. Best of all, no crowds.

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Metairie, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

While visiting Montreal, my wife and I attended mass at St. Patrick's cathedral because the service was in English. The Basilica was a 10 minute walk from our hotel. The interior was beautiful and very large. We felt very at home in this house of worship.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Doesn't compare to St. Joseph's Oratory or Notre-Dame de Montreal Basilique but still lovely. Built in 1847.

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