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Cathedral Basilica of Christ the King

Closed Now: 8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
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The tower of the Basilica can be seen a long way from the highway. It's architecture is pretty cool... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
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Wife and I spent some time in peace here. A wonderful beautiful Church. A place of worship and... read more

Reviewed September 10, 2018
Toronto, Canada
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The Cathedral Basilica is the Roman Catholic Cathedral for the Diocese of Hamilton in Ontario. Opened in 1933 and named a Basilica in 2013, it stands as a clear beacon of faith at the Western entrance of the City of Hamilton. The Diocese of Hamilton...more
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714 King St W, Hamilton, Ontario L8P 1C7, Canada
+1 905-522-5744
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The tower of the Basilica can be seen a long way from the highway. It's architecture is pretty cool for a church that is not in Europe! Beautiful stained glass windows, impressive design elements inside and outside. It's a special place for me because our...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Wife and I spent some time in peace here. A wonderful beautiful Church. A place of worship and Praise. Congregation and Pastor wonderful. Will drop by from time to time.

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

The most beautiful church in the Hamilton area .Made of traditional quality materials . stone construction , copper roof , beautiful bell tower .Splendid stained glass windows and imported Italian marble .

Thank johnny46915
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We stopped here on our way back from the RBG just to see what this was. It was a nice cathedral with nice stain glass although it doesn't compare to what we have seen in Europe. The exterior is being worked on so the scaffolding...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We always go to Cathedral Christ the king for new years eve mass. Love this church for its beauty and a feeling of peace. It reminds me of the beautiful basilicas we saw in Italy.

Thank Loretta P
Reviewed April 20, 2018

We arrived there 35 minutes ahead of the commencement, but the place was packed with proud parents & grandparents. We should have realized that by the amount of vehicles in the parking lot. Consequently, we had to be seated nearer to the back of the...More

Thank Terry G
Reviewed March 5, 2018

What a wonderful cathedral - they pay attention to music detail here, and every year the midnight mass is superb. The cathedral is an architectural diamond, in the middle of steel city, and so functional and yet spiritual.

Thank DocMum
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

I have attended the Christmas Eve Mass on a few occasions. I am not Catholic, nor religious per se, but I am an avid student of the world, history etc. This Cathedral is the most beautiful one in the Hamilton area. It’s workmanship is breathtaking...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

I attended Mass here on the feast of the Holy Rosary. A friend of mine became a concecrated virgin living in the world. The mass was beautiful. The outside of the Cathedral is under construction. The inside is beautiful. A beautiful place to attend mass.

1  Thank jlalders
Reviewed August 30, 2017

This cathedral gives you the feeling that you are right in Europe. It's splendour is worth viewing ( outside is under restoration) so no good pictures, but the inside is spectacular.

1  Thank Brian L
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