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Notre Dame Basilica

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385 Sussex Dr. | at Guigues Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5H5, Canada
+1 613-241-7496
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This beautiful and ornate gothic-style cathedral is recognized by its twin spires.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stained glass” (36 reviews)
“pipe organ” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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385 Sussex Dr. | at Guigues Ave., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 5H5, Canada
Byward Market Area
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+1 613-241-7496
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"beautiful church"
in 82 reviews
"stained glass"
in 36 reviews
"pipe organ"
in 10 reviews
"bilingual mass"
in 9 reviews
"attend mass"
in 9 reviews
"blue ceiling"
in 8 reviews
"golden stars"
in 8 reviews
"national gallery"
in 45 reviews
"amazing architecture"
in 10 reviews
"across the street"
in 32 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 24 reviews
"byward market"
in 20 reviews
"parliament hill"
in 18 reviews
"worship"
in 25 reviews
"ornate"
in 40 reviews
"prayer"
in 19 reviews
"priest"
in 15 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful Cathedrals I have ever been to. The architecture and design of this building, inside and out, is absolutely gorgeous.

Thank missfutia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The interior of this church has amazing wooden carvings that look like marble or stone. Had a wonderful tour and explanation of the basilica.

Thank Aurora018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened to be in Ottawa on Mother’s Day and decided to go to Mass. They have a beautiful choir, accompanied by a beautiful organ in a beautiful and historic church.

Thank Lynn B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While wandering around the city we came across this church. It doesn't look much from the outside but I urge you to go inside - it is stunning. The duty warden was friendly and welcoming. Even if you are not especially religious it is a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a tour of Canada and we stopped in Ottawa to enjoy this beautiful city . I had walked from the Rideau canal through the park and spotted this cathedral. the architecture is magnificent - it has a basilica and beautiful windows. I...More

Thank Aussie135
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful church, especially the ceiling. The architecture, otherwise as well, is absolutely amazing. Quite a peaceful place where you can relax and pray. This is the place where the famous singer Celine Dion got married. The paid parking lot is right behind the cathedral. There...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our walks and photo tour of Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica. The view from our room is a great photo too.

Thank LuluReview
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see if you can get in, timed it to go back between weddings and enjoy the architecture. The stained glass is also intriguing.

Thank R. W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The interior of this church is quite beautiful, with many ornate carvings, sculptures and stained glass windows. The organ was playing, which contributed to the atmosphere here. A sign stated that a tour guide was on site but it was unclear to us who that...More

Thank tashtea
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We couldn't get inside, too complicated schedules because you cannot visit during mass hours, so we could only take some pictures from the outside!

Thank ValvaMG
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August 2, 2016|
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Response from Spitfire346 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the time,but not during services or too late in the day.
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July 16, 2015|
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