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Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe

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cultural place in orlando , we visted with friends and was beatifull, its a quiet place in town you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bogota, Colombia
Concert Series at the Basilica

Beautiful church and great acoustics for listening to a great concert band. No congregation... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mark H
Orlando, Florida
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Built by tourists, for tourists, this Roman Catholic Church was built in the 1980's to accommodate the 30+ million visitors to the Central Florida attractions yearly. The Basilica is not a regular parish church, but a tourist ministry that sits on...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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8300 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821-6801
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

cultural place in orlando , we visted with friends and was beatifull, its a quiet place in town you must visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yulizabala
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful church and great acoustics for listening to a great concert band. No congregation, church is for tourists to Orlando who want to attend mass on Saturday or Sunday. My understanding is that they are getting a new, large pipe organ in 2019. Can't wait...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 10 November 2018

I visit whenever I am in Orlando for conferences or sightseeing. The Basilica is beautiful and has 4 Sunday Masses as well as weekday Masses at 8 am and noon, and confessions available most of the day. There is usually a volunteer to greet you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank S W
Reviewed 7 November 2018

This was the most beautiful shrine I have ever seen, and the Gift Shop was AMAZING. plan on spending at lease 1-2 hours just in the Gift shop

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MEhrenberger
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Came here for Mass because it was the closest Catholic Church to where I was staying for work that week. The architecture is what gets you at first. How things are truly meant to be as far as a traditional Church is concerned. Music was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ken K
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We visited the shrine and it is beautiful. It is a Catholic Church and as such you can attend mass; look online for mass times. At the entrance is a statue of St Michael the archangel. They have beautiful stained glass windows. There were water...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 23 October 2018

I took my relatives just to pray, but was really impressed with their religious and cultural available at this church. I you plan to build a prayer area in your home then this is the place to find art pieces to complement your place. This...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MiguelFerrer33881
Reviewed 10 October 2018

As we approached the church, I could feel the presence of God, it was a feeling that I had never had before,and as we got closer to the church I could see the beauty that was placed in the making of this building, It had...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bobby A
Reviewed 2 October 2018

In between amusement parks and outlet malls this is a beautiful shrine to Mary. I recommend taking some time out of your trip to Orlando to come visit this magnificent shrine.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KaitRose
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Having returned to the Orando area, we decided to attend the 6 pm Mass at the Shrine. We have always been impressed with the church grounds, the outdoor Stations of the Cross, the Prayer Walk and the historic museum, but tonite's Mass was really impressive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Nickolas P
5 February 2018|
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Response from ScheetzTravels | Reviewed this property |
From I-4 WB it’s the first Disney exit. Left at the bottom of exit ramp & first left onto Vineland. You’ll go by Bahama Breeze and the street narrows to one lane. Shrine will be on your right before you reach outlet mall.
26 January 2018|
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Response from N1965UMrichardg | Reviewed this property |
If I'm not wrong they open for the first mass at 7 AM
Sara M
17 November 2017|
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Response from Semi-retired43221 | Reviewed this property |
Sure... just Google them