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Notre-Dame Basilica

110 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
+1 514-842-2925
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Montreal's oldest Catholic church, built in 1656, is known for its intricately designed interior, which includes stained glass chronicling the history of the city.
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“beautiful church” (960 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
110 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
+1 514-842-2925
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Reviewed yesterday

A lot of interesting design & architectural features in addition to the history of this building. Recommend that this place be visited when in Montreal.

Thank steeler556
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a site to see absolutely while visiting Montreal. The church is an amazing architectural masterpiece. The different colour woods are utilized to give the church the amazing light resonance and there is no nail used in building the church - wooden pegs hold...More

Thank arpiham
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The basilica’s neo-Gothic splendour is beautifully proportioned and although not overly ornate is nevertheless a thing of beauty. There are 20 minute tours every so often in French or English. Our guide was friendly, informative and relaxed. The staff at the entrance are less so,...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely church. What a feeling so peaceful. I could have spent hours. The carvings and art were breathe taking. And the staircase.... A must see in Montreal

Thank Sueand2
Reviewed 2 days ago

The basilica was beautiful. We had to wait for 20 minutes to get in while the mass concluded, so you might want to check the schedule. I wish we would have gone to the mass.

Thank Colleen P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Aura is a truly spectacular sensory experience in the stunning Notre-Dame Basilica. This is more than a light show and it was such a surprise! On entering, the basilica is warm and dark with candles flickering before iconic images. Each image gradually illuminates by way...More

Thank Susiejhh
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Basilica is quite impressive from the outside but the inside is an absolute gem and its history is quite interesting. Time it so that you can receive the tour... the guide loves the Basilica and is a wealth of information.

Thank Lu P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a beautiful cathedral in a nice part of town and I highly suggest making this a top priority in your itinerary! The inside of the church is just magnificent and totally worth the price of admission!

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Basilica is one of a kind and a must see when visiting Montreal.Notre-Dame Basilica possesses some of the finest Gothic Revival architecture in North America, As you walk through the thick wooden front doors, you too will be in awe of its beauty. Look...More

Thank getawaygirl122017
Reviewed 3 days ago

Do not miss this awe inspiring cathedral and exquisite piece of architecture. We have visited cathedrals all over the world and this was one of the most impressive. Definitely make this a stop on your trip to Montreal.

Thank maplequeen20
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
some of the city's most antiquated buildings and
picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
centre, street performers and artists compete with
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Lisa R
1 October 2017|
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Response from Rschagrin | Reviewed this property |
Yes you just have get up the steps
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22 September 2017|
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Response from paulmichaelviloria | Reviewed this property |
December 24th at 7pm, 9:30pm and midnight. Tickets: adult 6$, 17 and under : 3$ Tickets are on sale starting Tuesday September 5th 2017 until exhaustion. To buy tickets, go to 424 St-Sulpice street Monday to Friday between... More
31 August 2017|
Response from Iamalpha | Reviewed this property |
This is not a question, just commentary...that which you seek additional insight without an actual question is pointless.