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Our Lady of Victory Basilica

767 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218-1628
+1 716-828-9444
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Inspirational and Sacred

Haven’t been here in our 30 years! I remember the wonderful Christmas Midnight masses. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Utah-Indy
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Helotes, Texas
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amazing

one of the best architectural churches around. it has so much to see it can take hours if you... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
lynoraz
,
Buffalo, New York
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767 Ridge Rd, Lackawanna, NY 14218-1628
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven’t been here in our 30 years! I remember the wonderful Christmas Midnight masses. The building itself is architecturally amazing inside and outside. Truly a national treasure. We arrived after the museum and gift shop downstairs closed at 4pm. Be respectful when you enter.

Thank Utah-Indy
Reviewed 5 October 2017

one of the best architectural churches around. it has so much to see it can take hours if you choose. there are so many statues and paintings with picturesque views in every direction. a must see especially if you are religious.

Thank lynoraz
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Unbelievable. Walking in the doors is breathtaking. During the tour you learn about the construction of the Basilica. It is amazing. The structure is 100 years old, Built and paid for in 5 years. At one time the dome was the largest except for the...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This basilica is reminisant of the great churches of Europe. A must visit. A good tim to visit is Easter or Christmas when the church is beautifully decorated.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had seen this Basilica on the area's tourism sites which led me to read about the legacy and good deeds of Father Baker. This church looks like it came from a European city, it is ornate, massive and inspiring. Contains a gift shop, museum and...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The churches of yore are amazing architectural wonders. This beauty sits near the water and when you step inside, you just gape at the ornate architecture of every alcove. It reminds me or Notre Dame in Paris; on par with that type of historical period...More

Thank JSoul13
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely exquisite. The architecture and materials are all stunning. So many uses of marble and angels everywhere. Definitely go downstairs and spend time on the museum learning the story of Father Nelson Baker.

Thank Rockynn
Reviewed 14 July 2017

... This was a wonderful Basilica. I have been to other Basilica's before and this was different in its simplicity (compared to other basilicas). The artwork, the sculpture and the paintings are something else entirely.. a very nice surprise (for me) in the Buffalo area.

Thank Yarril
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visiting Our Lady of Victory takes you back in time to the old splendor of European basilicas. It is a wonder on all sides. You look up into beautiful art work reminding you of DaVinci's Cistine Chapel, along the sides are 3-D depictions of the...More

Thank jobedn
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A lovely, very beautiful basilica. This was the first time my young children have been inside a church/basilica and they were wowed! We were not able to walk around much as there was a wedding in progress, but from the back, anyone, no matter what...More

Thank Barbara B
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