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St. Patrick's Basilica

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Quartier International
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Address: 454 Rene-Levesque Blvd W, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1A7, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 514-866-7379
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No

This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its...

This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its ceiling.

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Wonderful Mass, Beautiful Architecture

Attended a sunday mass while I was in town. I loved the architecture and ceremonial aesthetics of this church. They have mass in English in case you need that.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stacey O
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Attended a sunday mass while I was in town. I loved the architecture and ceremonial aesthetics of this church. They have mass in English in case you need that.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to make a quick stop inside the church when I passed by it. Initially, I was not expecting much, but when I walked in, I was shocked and surprised by how immense and ornately decorated it is on the inside. A passerby would never know its interior beauty from looking at the exterior. This place is definitely worth... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beatiful Basilica is home to the very important Irish Catholics - successors to the thousands of Irish that came to Canada and Montreal during the Famine. The traditional flag of Montreal consists of a cross with the 4 Founding peoples - French, Irish, Scottish and British.The Church has undergone numerous refurbishings and is beautiful. Look for the pew with... More 

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Basilica is so immense and beautiful downtown Montreal and part of the history and charm of this city

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited before Sunday mass, attended service and were pleased with a very traditional but welcoming, warm service. Engaging clergy.

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My relatives were visiting from the UK and it was great showing them my city. The Basillica is a must visit and we were allowed to take photos. I recommend adding to your tour and include a walk around Old Montreal as this does fall into that Era.

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

While you are visiting this beautiful church, come watch the parade on SUNDAY, SALON DE LA FEMME, WOW

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

An historic icon in Montreal's history, host of many famous religious events including the funeral of a Father of Confederation, Thomas D'Arcy McGee. The pew he frequented is still identified. An even more worthy site to visit following its complete restoration 15 years ago.

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

I think it's worth seeing this splendid Church/Cathedral? It is large but has all the beauty of some European impressors..

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Canton, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I never would have known about this place, had it not been for some reviews posted here. I am SO glad I read them. This was one of the most beautiful places; my 18 year old and I walked in, and we were both blown away by the interior. As there was not a service going on, we were allowed... More 

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