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Martyrs' Shrine

16163 Highway 12 West, Midland, Ontario L4R 4K6, Canada
+1 705-526-3788
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Tranquil and serene

We recently visited for the first time since grade school. We were the only humans in sight the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MissFitz88
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Burlington, Ontario
Peaceful setting

It doesn’t matter what your beliefs are, this place is a great way to take time out, reflect and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lovely2T
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Martyrs' Shrine is currently closed for the season. Thank you to everyone who visited, prayed, shared and enjoyed this beautiful sacred place in 2015. We are set to reopen Saturday, May 7th, 2016.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“holy place” (6 reviews)
“attend mass” (6 reviews)
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16163 Highway 12 West, Midland, Ontario L4R 4K6, Canada
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+1 705-526-3788
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"beautiful church"
in 18 reviews
"holy place"
in 6 reviews
"attend mass"
in 6 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 4 reviews
"old church"
in 3 reviews
"cafe on site"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful stained glass windows"
in 2 reviews
"extensive grounds"
in 2 reviews
"grounds are lovely"
in 2 reviews
"huge park"
in 2 reviews
"picnic area"
in 4 reviews
"mobility issues"
in 2 reviews
"explore the grounds"
in 2 reviews
"lookout tower"
in 2 reviews
"georgian bay"
in 10 reviews
"lots of history"
in 3 reviews
"admission price"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently visited for the first time since grade school. We were the only humans in sight the whole time. Quite a peaceful, serene place to visit. Re-charges your soul and your faith. Beautiful grounds. I know they are a fire hazard, but the tacky...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It doesn’t matter what your beliefs are, this place is a great way to take time out, reflect and pray. There are so many beautiful artwork. The church itself is a gem. You find a sense of peace when your there. Make sure to wear...More

Thank Lovely2T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was back to the Martyrs’ Shrine and the area brought us peace. It is a lovely place, much respected and revered. A unique and must visit in the area.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must if you are in Midland. I have not been in Midland in 15 years and on this visit I had to stop by. I really is a beautiful church.

Thank Topher E
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely visiting check on the cathedral bucket list! Beautiful views from the top of stairs and unexpected reverence overcame us. Beauitful stain glass windows you spend hours looking at.

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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Visited the Shrine as part of the Heart of Georgian Bay tourism tour. Had been there years before but had forgotten what it was all about and we only live 5 minutes away! The architecture is amazing, the history is fascinating, the current activities are...More

1  Thank Wetherstone P
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Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Came on a Sunday, didn’t have to pay an admission price to get in like some people did. Nice scenic walk around, lovely tall church.

Thank Erica C
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

This place is a majestic to visit. The grounds are always spectacular and the shrine is one of a kind. So lucky to have such a spiritual place so close by.

Thank Frank G
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Truly a Shrine, Historic place. Vast park space to walk about, pray and be with nature. The Church is a wonderful place to attend mass and share in the history of Midland and The Blessed Martyr's. I drop by when I can for some R&R...More

1  Thank skaszab2016
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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

The Martyrs Shrine is called so because men and women whose only thoughts were to love God, then your neighbour, gave their lives to practice what they preached. These brave souls are with us today as Saints and are there for us when we need...More

Thank mouca
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Nicole B
April 18, 2018|
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Response from mouca | Reviewed this property |
There is a little cafe on grounds but it is not a place where people can barbeque or picnic, although Midland/Penetanguishine has great places to do so☺
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tinytoons143
April 13, 2017|
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The website says that leashed dogs are permitted on the grounds, but not in the buildings.
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Chuck W
July 12, 2016|
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Response from hodge670 | Reviewed this property |
I would be checking with management about that ,
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