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St. Patrick's Basilica

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Address: 454 Rene-Levesque Blvd W, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1A7, Canada
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Beautiful!

This was only about a 10 minute walk from our hotel and it is so worth stopping inside and taking a look! It is absolutely beautiful, the details inside of the church are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was only about a 10 minute walk from our hotel and it is so worth stopping inside and taking a look! It is absolutely beautiful, the details inside of the church are stunning! We got there a little after noon and was able to sit in on mass! Highly recommend a visit here!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Similar in a way to St Patrick's in Ny but in a smaller version. It is absolutely a lovely, church. Masses are in English.

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Waddell, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was unaware of this stunning basilica and came upon it by accident. Mid-19th century. Stunning interior.

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Fairfield, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Very close to Le Phillips Square, this basilica is a very neat structure to see. Nice garden by the church and very close to eats, drinks and such in the town. Worth a visit to see.

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Talent, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

It didn't look impressive from the outside, but inside was another matter. This basilica doesn't have the over-the-top feel of Notre Dame, but it's very pretty. Lots of nice stained glass as well. Best of all, no crowds.

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Metairie, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

While visiting Montreal, my wife and I attended mass at St. Patrick's cathedral because the service was in English. The Basilica was a 10 minute walk from our hotel. The interior was beautiful and very large. We felt very at home in this house of worship.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Doesn't compare to St. Joseph's Oratory or Notre-Dame de Montreal Basilique but still lovely. Built in 1847.

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Ede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This Basilica is located on a high point, surrounde by modern buildings. It Looks a bit simple from the outside, but it is sure worth it to climb up the steps and take a look inside. Especially the stained glass windows are wonderful. In frond of the church there are also some old remains of buildings to be found.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This beautiful church is located on one of the stops on the hop on hop off bus tour, across the road from the arts museum. It has a beautiful silver spire - many churches in eastern Canada have silver spires. There was a service in progress while we were there so couldn't explore the area, so we sat and took... More 

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

But it is free and much less crowded. The parkings is limited but can be found on the street. It you like Churches, it is worth a look.

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