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Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary

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646 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A3, Canada
+1 604-682-6774
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This downtown gothic-style cathedral is known for its beautiful set of bells.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
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646 Richards St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6B 3A3, Canada
+1 604-682-6774
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on sunday to attend a weekly mass with my friend. The environment around the cathedral and the park are cozy. The distance to many restaurant and its locations in downtown also make this Cathedral has a good mark.

Thank bryan h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was great that there were several priests hearing confessions over the lunch hour and that they were available in several languages. The Church itself was also very beautiful and refreshing after having visited the cathedral in Calgary a few days before which was not...More

Thank Norm B
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Cathedral is just average considering the size of the city. Went there for Sunday mass and the service and sermon where also average. OK place but not a special place to visit except if you are in the area and want to attend a service

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A slice of European Church architecture surrounded by high rises. Very beautiful church and peaceful in a nice way.

Thank ebcnaz
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I was a visitor to Vancouver this week and needed a place to go to get ashes. I happened to be in the area and found the cathedral to be around fifteen minutes away from me on foot. I went to the 12:10 mass, along...More

Thank Lionel D
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

I went to attend Sunday mass in this church and found it beautiful inside and outside. Clean lines exuding strength and beauty in its simplicity. There were plenty of stained glass windows to add color inside the church.

Thank Camila120428
Reviewed 19 December 2016

This cathedral is beautiful and an interesting example of architecture in Vancouver. Parking is very limited and it is a functioning church so be sure to check the schedule when you want to visit.

Thank sampsoncatt
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I am not of the Catholic Faith , but , I always feel , that I am in The Presents of " God " when I attend Sunday , 9:30 a . m . Mass . A sense of calmness and humility seems overtake me...More

2  Thank Jimmy R
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Holy Rosary Cathedral is a beautiful building in the heart of Vancouver. The priests celebrate mass 3 times on weekdays and 8 times on the weekend. The congregation is large, active and diverse. Beautiful music is part of all the religious celebrations led by the...More

Thank LakeviewLane
Reviewed 2 December 2016

I went here, expecting something grand, as befits a major city. Instead, I found a rather simple building, compared to other cathedrals I've visited worldwide. The sandstone exterior features late 19th-century French Gothic Revival. Focal points are two asymmetric bell towers, which I found to...More

Thank Rumples
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Closest hotel and one with excellent amenities, service, & accommodations is L'Hermitage. It is less than 2 blocks up Richards St. from the cathedral. The cathedral has four daily masses and confession several times a day... More