Notre-Dame Basilica

Notre-Dame Basilica, Montreal

Notre-Dame Basilica
4.5
Points of Interest & Landmarks • Churches & Cathedrals
About
Montreal's oldest Catholic church, built in 1656, is known for its intricately designed interior, which includes stained glass chronicling the history of the city.
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< 1 hour
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The area
Address
Neighborhood: Ville-Marie
How to get there
  • Place-d'Armes • 3 min walk
  • Champ-de-Mars • 8 min walk
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YULIYA O
Hamilton, Canada2 contributions
Closed for reno
Sep 2021 • Family
Closed for Reno. Facade is crumbling, there is some extensive renovation going on, so we did not get to go inside. Only open every Saturday 3 times a day for visitors.
Written September 23, 2021
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Djurdjica
24 contributions
Breathtaking experience
Sep 2021
We bought tickets for the AURA light show at the Notre Dame Basilica, and the experience was out of this world! It exceeded our expectations in every aspect and I would highly recommend it. We also had a chance to walk around after the show. This is the nicest church I have ever seen.
Written September 17, 2021
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I_Roam_AB
Alberta, Canada453 contributions
Not able to see inside due to COIVD
Aug 2021
The church could have opened to let small groups go in spaced out? Looks impressive from the outside!
Written September 11, 2021
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DipuandApuinToronto
Thornhill, Canada30 contributions
Disappointed by the Covid restriction on admission
Aug 2021
Covid made it inaccessible. However, one cannot miss the grandeur. Because of its age the location could be such. Dont miss the eating houses all around.
Written September 9, 2021
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Katch527
40 contributions
AURA was amazing!
Aug 2021
Bought out tickets to see AURA at Notre-Dame Basilica, love love love!! My daughter thinks it's so fascinated and gorgeous! Totally changed our perspectives of the basilica you used to see during the day!
Written August 30, 2021
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Brian P
2 contributions
Breathtakingly Beautiful
Aug 2021 • Family
The Basilica of Notre Dame was breathtakingly beautiful! As a devout Catholic, I felt welcomed and spiritually connected.
Written August 29, 2021
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CanadianKell
15 contributions
Absolute must - gorgeous!
Aug 2021
It's currently closed now for visitors, but they are holding masses. Even the outside of the basilica is a sight to behold. Beautiful!
Written August 27, 2021
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Cynthia M
3 contributions
Beautiful
Jun 2021
We were not able to enter the Basilica due to Covid-19, but hope to on our next excursion to Montreal. The facade is beautiful!
Written June 19, 2021
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Zain Javaid
Calgary, Canada34 contributions
Amazing architecture!
Apr 2021 • Solo
If you are visiting old Montreal, this is a must see! Amazing architecture and truly a gem in Montreal
Written April 17, 2021
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JVallejo
Caribbean35 contributions
one of the most beautiful churches I've being before
Aug 2020
I felt like in Paris, my second time and the lights show in the vending you must go, I recommend to take the cart with horses tour around the town .
Written April 12, 2021
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