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“Different feel for a church but gorgeous at night”

St. Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal
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Ranked #4 of 396 things to do in Montreal
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Owner description: Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount-Royal is the largest shrine dedicated to Saint Joseph in the world. You must come visit our treasures like the votive chapel containing 10,000 lights and votive candles, our marvelous museum with a permanent exhibit of hundreds of creches from around the world, the Chapel of Brother Andre built in 1904, the heart of Brother Andre, our spectacular gardens containing the Way of Cross, the Crypt Church and the majestic Basilica.
Clermont-Ferrand, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
“Different feel for a church but gorgeous at night”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Easy bus ride from Mile End.
I love visiting different churches to see the kinds of architectures but this church definitely has a different feel with all the elevators and escalators but definitely worth the visit. Gorgeous views from night.

Visited December 2012
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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
“A must”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Do not miss this place. It is a long bus ride from downtown, but worth it. We took bus 165 on the day after the biggest snow storm ever in Montreal. The church looks magnificent under snow. Almost surreal inside and outside, with the escalators.

Visited December 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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“Wow!”
Reviewed December 30, 2012

Amazing from outside. We went on Christmas day. With the lights ad stuff it looked amazing. Inside it was very basic but had an amazing vibe. You know that this place has some powers and a lot of good spirits.

Visited December 2012
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St Zotique
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“outskirt residents...this is a historical monument building-house of God and extreme history was BORN HERE...once in a”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

the perfection and history are there to be shared by all...I recomment you study the book of
Brother Andre, a saint whom is burried here for the public to pray around his tombstone sanctuary. good experience for the family

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Windsor, Canada
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“The best of Montreal attractions”
Reviewed December 22, 2012

The St. Joseph oratory by far surpasses any other attraction in Montreal. It stands on the Mont Royal and its entrance garden is one of a kind. The building is truly magnificient and the interior of the oratory is equally maginificient. I would rank it at the top of the attractions of Montreal.

Visited December 2012
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