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Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

3800 Queen Mary Road, Montreal, Quebec H3V 1H6, Canada
+1 514-733-8211
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Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount-Royal, founded by Saint Brother André in 1904, is a catholic sanctuary and the largest shrine dedicated to Saint Joseph in the world. We welcome everyone to partake in panoramic views, music concerts and special religious celebrations; come discover natural, cultural and spiritual treasures in the heart of the city. You will marvel at the votive chapel containing 10,000 candles, the Oratory Museum featuring nativity scenes from around the world, the Original Chapel, the spectacular Garden of the Way of Cross, the Crypt Church and the largest domed Basilica in North America.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3800 Queen Mary Road, Montreal, Quebec H3V 1H6, Canada
Parc du Mont-Royal
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This place is big. It has so many details that you need to take your time to walk and see carefully. It's a place you don't want to miss if you are in town. They have a small store inside and you can buy some...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

A definite must see... this is a place in Montreal that we visit almost everytime I am here. Still amazes me every single time.

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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful view of the whole city. The music played in the basilic is powerful and will give you goose bumps.

Thank Carol S
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a phenomenal building that is worth the visit. It's such a hidden gem that no one talks about much, but the building is just stunning inside and out. You do need to walk a few hundred steps up and down for the visit...More

1  Thank Griffin Y
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

This magnificent Basilca church is a must when visiting Montreal, located on Mont-Royal built in 1967 so its modern compare other churches around the world. My wife & I walked up to this magnificent church from the city with other relatives who live in there....More

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Reviewed 21 April 2017

I went to school right in front of it. It's beautiful inside and now. You get the best views of the city in the stairs and the inside has a beautiful purifying waterfall.

Thank Gabrielle F
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is a must-see place when visiting Montreal. It is a huge church with a magnitude hard to explain. I am not a catholic person but I believe that the magnificent of this place can be enjoyed even by a non-Christian or even a non-faith...More

1  Thank Osgales
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Very easy to access from metro with a short walk uphill. This ornate church is on a mountain. Inside is marvelous!

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Reviewed 20 April 2017

You need to drive out to get there but worth it. This place is magnificent and reminds me of the similar cathedral in France that I just can't remember the name at moment. Interior is not artistic or decorated much but the architecture is impressive...More

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Everything here is huge. The exterior size, the stairs, the interiors. Great visit and a must while on town

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chris T
10 September 2017|
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Response from CapistranoBeach | Reviewed this property |
Gps led us to a place where there was no charge. I'm not sure what entrance you are referring to. We did not have a charge.
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mtown27
8 August 2017|
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Response from OSJMR | Property representative |
The Garden of the Way of the Cross, left of the basilica when you are facing the Oratory, takes at least 10 minutes to walk at a brisk pace, is filled with magnificient statues and a bassin with fountain at the top, and is... More
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armo77
3 July 2017|
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Response from Narv-B | Reviewed this property |
They have special set of wooden steps in the middle. I think it can be done at anytime.
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