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Notre-Dame Basilica

110 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
+1 514-842-2925
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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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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“beautiful church” (986 reviews)
“light show” (553 reviews)
“stained glass” (415 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
110 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
+1 514-842-2925
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Reviewed March 31, 2017 via mobile

This is the prettiest church I've ever seen, Evan over the European ones. Caught a chamber concert and sat and listened. Not even religious and I love this place. The do not take credit cards, but they do take American-at a 1-1 rate and then...More

1  Thank Granolamama
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Photographs can never do this Cathedral justice, it is simply spectacular and an absolute must see on your trip to Montreal.

Thank legendsbar29
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Take tour as you will learn little hidden facts on carving on each pew amongst other things Normally do not take tours but if you want interesting tide bits well worth it

Thank jerome p
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

It's $6 entry per adult which is worth it to see inside as it is very beautiful, we were lucky enough to arrive just at the time a school choir from the US were singing so we got a wonderful free show.

Thank JaneSM
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

Very pleasant experience. The building is very unique, enjoyed the colours of the stained glass windows.

Thank LittleLadyMontreal
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Gorgeous Gorgeous Gorgeous. I've been to the original and this is by far more beautiful and you can go have a nice meal in the Vieux port after you visit. Do not Miss.

Thank traaveljunkie
Reviewed March 30, 2017

I was not prepared for such a stunning cathedral but it is right up there with many of the more famously known cathedrals in Europe. The colors and lighting highlight the decor and make for great pic!

Thank AVIV K
Reviewed March 30, 2017

The Notre-Dame Basilica is a must see when touring Old Montreal. It is located next door to one of Montreal's oldest buildings, the Seminary of the Sulpician Fathers built in the 17th century. The present church in the Gothic Revival style, only dates from the...More

Thank AnnXPear
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Breathtakingly beautifully inspiring in the heart of Ild Montreal. A taste of European churches in North America

Thank Stefanie C
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

Notre dame is in the heart of old montreal. It's gorgeous inside and we'll worth a look. Saturdays are common for wedding watchers! Walking distance to st Catherine's st.

Thank TanyaDion
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic center of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
some of the city's most antiquated buildings and
picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
center, street performers and artists compete with
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February 3, 2018|
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Response from Stephen A | Reviewed this property |
Keeping in mind that this is a church and not Legoland, there is nothing to keep small kids occupied while parents look around. If they are kids that will sit in a stroller for a while, with a book, or an ipad (on mute) or... More
Simply A
January 12, 2018|
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Response from roadtrippin58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You do have to pay (about $6) but it is well worth it.
December 24, 2017|
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Response from June L | Reviewed this property |
No. It was in French.