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Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe

8300 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821
+1 407-239-6600
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Beautiful church in Orlando

Would recommend visiting Mary Queen of the universe. The Basillica itself is stunning, the grounds... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sophie H
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This is a beautiful Catholic Basilica. It has a very large gift store and a wonderful choir that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Annette M
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Built by tourists, for tourists, this Roman Catholic Church was built in the 1980's to accommodate the 30+ million visitors to the Central Florida attractions yearly. The Basilica is not a regular parish church, but a tourist ministry that sits on 17 acres and offers a Rosary Garden, multiple Chapels, Museum, Pilgrimage Center, Gift Shop, bronze statues, oil paintings and art from the 16th century as well as amazing stained glass including a Rose window, Universe window, Rosary windows and The Magnificat windows.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
8300 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821
+1 407-239-6600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend visiting Mary Queen of the universe. The Basillica itself is stunning, the grounds are very well kept - so clean and green. There is a great little shop that sells a variety of holy things: statutes, rosary beads etc. Quite a lot of...More

Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful Catholic Basilica. It has a very large gift store and a wonderful choir that sings during Mass

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended Saturday evening Mass service at 6.00PM. Loved the entire service. The priest was elderly and conducted the mass briskly n delivered his homily very well. The choir of just 04 + organ/piano, was very professional and great. An excellent way to spend a serene...More

Thank Kennedy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We attended mass. Super nice church, fantastic choir, very nice gift shop. Next time in Orlando, will definitely stop again.

Thank AMFMooseCreek_On
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This Catholic Church is beautiful. The people are mostly nice, but the church is so large that the personal factor isn't there. During the collection, the priest begged for money and did so again during the second collection. Seemed kind of tacky to me. The...More

Thank Shawn R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Huge cathedral here in Orlando, 10 minutes or less away from Disney Springs without traffic (early morning hours), great place to go to mass while on vacation. They have guides of the cathedral and grounds if you wish to delve deeper and explore this beautiful...More

Thank luron
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very welcoming services and a huge gift shop selling a wide array of Catholic paraphernalia. The grounds are large and very peaceful. The interior of the church is a nice fusion of traditional and modern. There is a good selection of mass times on a...More

Thank Declan W
Reviewed August 15, 2017

A place designed to accommodate visitors to Orlando who wish a peaceful and tranquil place to reflect and or to pray. Very nicely landscaped, with fountains and ponds containing turtles. A huge gift shop and also a religious museum is on the site of this...More

Thank Living_Simply40
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I love looking at gorgeous churches, it has a lot to look at and the gift shop was very nice! Nice, quiet, place to roam around! The statues are very big and well done! You will feel very peaceful, and not rushed! Look around outside...More

Thank Newatthis03
Reviewed August 10, 2017

I love to visit the Shrine every time we visit Orlando. The choir is amazing, beyond professional. The singers sound like the voice singers in Disney movies. So beautiful to listen to their gifted voices.

Thank WinkSea
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August 28, 2017|
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Response from Kennedy P | Reviewed this property |
I used Uber n it was excellent. Around 20 minutes without traffic There is Saturday 6PM evening mass.(valid as Sunday mass)
Mikaela K
June 10, 2017|
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Response from DMJA21 | Reviewed this property |
I have always had a car to drive. But I am intrigued by your question and admire your dedication to attending Mass while there. I googled "does Uber provide service at Disney World" and found several articles on the... More
April 22, 2017|
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Response from Gerald R | Reviewed this property |
Basilica Hours Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Holy Mass (Mon. thru Fri. - 8.00 a.m. and 12.05 p.m.; Sat. - 8.00 a.m. & Vigil 6.00 p.m.) (Sunday - 7.30 a.m.; 9.30... More