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Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde

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Address: 1085 de la Cathedrale | (René-Lévesque W. and Mansfield), Montreal, Quebec H3B 2V3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 514-866-1661
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This Catholic church dedicated to Mary, Queen of the World, was modeled...

This Catholic church dedicated to Mary, Queen of the World, was modeled after Rome's St. Peter's Church.

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Stunning cathedral

The architecture and design of this cathedral is amazing. Definitely worth visiting and easy to locate as it is near Gare Centrale.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The architecture and design of this cathedral is amazing. Definitely worth visiting and easy to locate as it is near Gare Centrale.

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Talent, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This impressive cathedral doesn't seem to get the tourist traffic that some of the others in Montreal do. It's definitely worth a visit. It has one of the most interesting altars I've ever seen.

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Fairfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very large church, nice to see. The size it just stunning. In the heart of town close to food, buses, trains, shopping.

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Hamilton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were not able to tour this church but it was an impressive looking structure from our hotel window at the Marriott Chateau. Walked around it several times on the street.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw this church as we were walking down the street and it was really cool to see. Definitely caught our attention. I am still amazed at the way they built these places so long ago. Worth seeing and taking a few pics.

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an absolutely exquisite Cathedral. Probably the most beautiful and authentic in North America in my opinion. Well worth alone to make the trip to this impressive city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful surprise to find this beautiful basilica within walking distance of the hotel. The architecture and little shrines within are inspiring. The atmosphere is prayerful. The eucharist was exposed in a side chapel while we were there. I'm not sure is there is perpetual adoration or not. There is a small gift shop. If you are in Montreal... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful and large cathedral in the heart of the city. It is free of charge and provides a quiet place in time of need.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here late in the afternoon mid week and was pleasantly surprised at how few people were in the church given its size and situation.An impressive church inside and out,with a beautiful interior that hasn't been over gilded with some stunning crypts.I would allow half an hour here.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday Mass was a wonderful experience. It was concelebrated in French and the background singing and classical music were very moving.

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