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Notre Dame Basilica

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Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
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Address: 385 Sussex Dr. | at Guigues Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5H5, Canada
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Sun 08:00 - 20:30
Mon 11:30 - 18:00
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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This beautiful and ornate gothic-style cathedral is recognized by its twin...

This beautiful and ornate gothic-style cathedral is recognized by its twin spires.

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Beautiful inside and out

Regardless of your religion, I think everyone can appreciate how beautiful this church is. The outside architecture is beautiful with the large arched window in front, and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Welland, Canada
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Welland, Canada
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Regardless of your religion, I think everyone can appreciate how beautiful this church is. The outside architecture is beautiful with the large arched window in front, and towers on it's roof. I encourage you to see the inside of the building though as well! The stained glass, green marbled pillars, arched ceiling and the beautiful altar are quite sight to... More 

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London
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely mass, friendly parishioners made me feel welcome, as I was on my own. The sun was shining on the marble pillars at this time in early March, beautiful.

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Thank Born2runLondon
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Notre Dame is a such a beautiful Basilica! The inside is definitely much prettier than the outside but it is definitely worth paying to $6 to go in.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great church to stop and take a look in. One of the most beautiful buildings in Ottawa. I was surprised that we had such churches in Canada.

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Chilliwack, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The outside of this building is a little under-whelming - however once you enter the doors the interior was amazing.

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Thank ctichel1
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour gave a historic reminder of the different religion activity that went on during the Upper-Lower Canada.

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Thank Yves L
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very beautiful and different building to visit while in Ottawa! With information sheets provided upon entry.

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Thank Laurabethyoung
British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This basilica i think gets forgotten due to its plain exterior but inside was absolutely beautiful! I actually preferred this one compared to the Montreal one! this one was brighter and more quaint.. There was live singers when we visited as well!

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Thank Missfloraa
Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

You want an eye opener? Go visit the Cathedral of Notre-Dame Ottawa also title Basilica. Pictue taken addiction once you are in there.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

When we visited Ottawa the church was unfortunately closed, they have specific schedule for the masses.

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