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Martyrs' Shrine

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Address: 16163 Highway 12 West, Midland, Ontario L4R 4K6, Canada
Phone Number: 17055263788
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Martyrs' Shrine is currently closed for the season. Thank you to everyone...

Martyrs' Shrine is currently closed for the season. Thank you to everyone who visited, prayed, shared and enjoyed this beautiful sacred place in 2015. We are set to reopen Saturday, May 7th, 2016.

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Amazing historic church

Been here many many times. My father took us here every summer when we were young and always bought us religious medals or rosary beads in the shop there. Very reasonable prices... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
surfsunandsea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Been here many many times. My father took us here every summer when we were young and always bought us religious medals or rosary beads in the shop there. Very reasonable prices, even now. We purchased a lovely china plate with The Lords Prayer on it this visit. Th grounds have certainly changed since that time. Church is the same... More 

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Caledonia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After paying for parking and making our way to the church, we enjoyed the interior of this unique church for about ten minutes, enjoyed the hilltop view. Then we were finished. There were a lot of people having bbq and picnic lunches in the parking lot because the pavilion was taken. Surely there were nearby parks that would have been... More 

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Hamburg, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

truly enjoyed our visit to this site. grounds were well maintained and held a peaceful atmosphere. I was a little surprised that there was an admission charge. Site was quite hilly so might be challenging for elderly visitors, but there was a good amount of parking at each level

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Thank jpyzek
Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful and peaceful place. A calm comes over you as soon as you get out of the car. Amazing church with breathtaking beauty. The grounds where you can visit have picnic tables if you want to pack a lunch. An experience all should do.

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Thank Karen Y
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hilltop church is the cornerstone of this spiritually charged property! A comforting ambiance is increasingly evident at every turn. Becoming acquainted with the dedicated servitude of each and every Saint and Martyr's immortalized spirit is a noteworthy education, in of itself. A visit to this serene setting is, most assuredly, highly recommended!

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Wilmington, Delaware
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was disappointed to discover that access required climbing approx. two stories of steep steps. No handicapped persons were welcome. We couldn't visit therefore as my wife walks with the aid of a cane. A number of elderly folks also declined to make the attempt.

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Thank riedar
Martyrs_Shrine, Marketing and Communications Coordinator at Martyrs' Shrine, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you for your review! We're sorry that you were unable to visit due to accessibility. We are an outdoor venue located on a hill with steep terrain and recognize the challenges faced by our visitors with limited mobility. Rest assured that we are working tediously to incorporate accessibility as we plan for the future of the site,... More 

Ancaster, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was afraid that being a proud Protestant I would be struck by lightning while on the property. Lovely grounds along w/ a nice view.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful shrine atop a hill. Nice setting and the grounds are beautiful to walk around in. A definite stop if you are in the area!

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Thank Vicki L
Halton Hills, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place to walk around. The parks are lovely and well kept. The church is a wonderful place for quiet reflection.

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Thank PatrickRoja
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Children and adults can learnt about History of Ontario early christian faith .Very well kept and prayer and relaxing time . grate place

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