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Notre-Dame Basilica

110 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
+1 514-842-2925
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Montreal's oldest Catholic church, built in 1656, is known for its intricately designed interior, which includes stained glass chronicling the history of the city.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful church” (1,000 reviews)
“light show” (570 reviews)
“stained glass” (417 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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110 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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"beautiful church"
in 1,000 reviews
"light show"
in 570 reviews
"stained glass"
in 417 reviews
"notre dame"
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"pipe organ"
in 204 reviews
"guided tour"
in 463 reviews
"old montreal"
in 1,006 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 312 reviews
"celine dion"
in 126 reviews
"minute tour"
in 123 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 193 reviews
"free tour"
in 116 reviews
"take pictures"
in 139 reviews
"visiting montreal"
in 234 reviews
"architecture"
in 1,102 reviews
"mass"
in 601 reviews
"beauty"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Since we were traveling with our kids (ages 9 and 11), I thought we would pop in for a quick guided tour and be out in 30 minutes or less. As it turns out, we were prying the kids out of here over an hour...More

Thank BKDeRosa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very busy for Easter. An amazingly beautiful church you should visit when in Montreal- the smaller room behind the alter is equally beautiful. We did not get a chance to attend- but others mentioned a night time light show that sounded good.

Thank tmiglobal
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We dropped in to Notre Dame around 1:30 pm and found it quite free from tourists until closer to 2 pm. Depending on your interest in architecture, religion, history you can be in and out quickly or stay for much longer. We did not go...More

Thank Janine P
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a truly breathtaking piece of history. Amazing to see the craftsmanship and artistry throughout the building. Well worth the entrance fee.

Thank Jaimie G
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love churches, and this one did not disappoint. It is absolutely gorgeous, with beautiful stain glass throughout. The cost was $6.00 to get in, and while I hate having to pay to enter a church, it was worth it. Please keep in mind that...More

Thank Jeanine M
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A must see in Montreal. Take your time and sit down to fully take in the surroundings. During the mass on Sunday , it is closed.

Thank 631garcias
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss this site on your trip to Montreal. This is a breathtaking place. You can visit on your own or wait for a guided tour.

Thank Richard A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not joking. Spend the $25 and prepare to have you mind blown. Day tours to the Basicila are beautiful and reverent. But at night this place transforms in to one of the most beautiful displays of environmental projection I have ever seen. They excellently...More

Thank calebharkins
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's definitely worth the visit - a must see for sure. Everyone is respectfully quiet and in awe of this spectacular cathedral.

Thank Tracey T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, there was quite a line to wait in, but if you get there at the right time the church itself shades the line. It's nice that they don't allow the whole crowd in at once to you can view and take pictures where you...More

Thank UncleJoni
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TMMao
17 March 2018|
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Response from Meesoun | Reviewed this property |
No admission fee is charged if you attend mass.
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footlady2015
4 February 2018|
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Response from Stephen A | Reviewed this property |
Keeping in mind that this is a church and not Legoland, there is nothing to keep small kids occupied while parents look around. If they are kids that will sit in a stroller for a while, with a book, or an ipad (on mute) or... More
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Simply A
13 January 2018|
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Response from roadtrippin58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You do have to pay (about $6) but it is well worth it.
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