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Notre Dame Basilica

385 Sussex Dr. | at Guigues Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5H5, Canada
+1 613-241-7496
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This beautiful and ornate gothic-style cathedral is recognized by its twin spires.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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385 Sussex Dr. | at Guigues Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5H5, Canada
Byward Market Area
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+1 613-241-7496
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Reviewed yesterday

We took a moment to visit the Basilica and enjoy the peacefulness. The architecture is amazing and beautiful.

Thank B5661UZmarkb
Reviewed 2 days ago

The interior was beautiful as well as the exterior. Easy to find. Even thought we're not Catholic, it was a very inspiring and peaceful attraction.

Thank Diane S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not very big , but very delicate and inspire a holy feeling, just opposite the national art gallery.

Thank rodjin
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely artwork. Worth stopping by. I'd recommend taking an official tour, as I am sure there is so much more to enjoy than I was able to see on my own.

Thank Hannah U
Reviewed 4 days ago

This church is absolutely gorgeous. A must see and if you wish to go to mass - truly a wonderful experience. My nephew was baptized here and the ceremony was truly memorable. Also a ton of history in how it was built and the many...More

Thank Rhonda D
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Church has timed guided tours, in English and French. I reached in between two tours, so spent 15-20 mins inside the church, enjoyed the calm and quite environment.

Thank Angshurc1975
Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost as beautiful as the Basilica in Montreal... this was equally beautiful on a slightly smaller scale. Excellent guide provides all the info-- for sure, sit and enjoy the guide!

Thank TigerSouthCarolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty good for a gothic revival. It is obviously not the Notre Dame in France, but it comes pretty close. The location is also pretty convenient as it is right next to the National Gallery of Canada. So why not kill two birds with one...More

Thank Camille M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just an amazing looking piece of art work. never mind the Basilica being a functional building. Wow. A must see for everyone in Ottawa.

Thank WaltersRevenge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the look outside, so we decided to go inside. It is a beautiful church with lots of delicate details in the architecture, the colors and the feels of the church. Surprisingly, the church is all woods. No marbles. The place is open all...More

Thank nononesense
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annaem1
3 August 2016|
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Response from Spitfire346 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the time,but not during services or too late in the day.
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Adela J
17 July 2015|
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No fee, but you could leave a donation if you wish.
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