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Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe

8300 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821-6801
+1 407-239-6600
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Nice and holy place

I love going to this chucrh either to attend a mass, just a visit, to light a candle or just to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Peaceful Worship

A beautiful placce of worsjip that allows Catholics the ability to attend Mass during their... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Orlando, United States
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Built by tourists, for tourists, this Roman Catholic Church was built in the 1980's to accommodate the 30+ million visitors to the Central Florida attractions yearly. The Basilica is not a regular parish church, but a tourist ministry that sits on 17 acres and offers a Rosary Garden, multiple Chapels, Museum, Pilgrimage Center, Gift Shop, bronze statues, oil paintings and art from the 16th century as well as amazing stained glass including a Rose window, Universe window, Rosary windows and The Magnificat windows.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful church” (187 reviews)
“attend mass” (87 reviews)
“gift shop” (172 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
8300 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821-6801
+1 407-239-6600
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love going to this chucrh either to attend a mass, just a visit, to light a candle or just to find a place quiet.

Thank tomiorange
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful placce of worsjip that allows Catholics the ability to attend Mass during their vacation in Central Florida. The Basilica is an attraction on it's own that I highly recommend every Catholic and non-Catholics to visit. Excellent gift shop.

Thank N1965UMrichardg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here for regular Masses but this year it was for Christmas and it was nothing short of spectacular. The choir, musicians and priest were fantastic. Everything was so warm and welcoming we didn’t want to leave. It was the nicest and most spiritual...More

Thank WeBvacations
Reviewed 15 December 2017

This is a very beautiful gothic style Roman Catholic Church where we attended Mass on Saturday evening to fulfill our Mass obligation. The place is huge so allow enough time to park and walk quite a distance.

Thank Judith K
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We have been coming here since before the actual church building was erected. Beautiful shrine with many convenient masses to choose. Gift shop has many hard to find items like Polish Oplaki.

2  Thank mariell98
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church. Large. Rosary Garden. Large beautiful gift shop Daily Confession. Close to theme parks. Museum.

1  Thank fondamcg
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

A very large and modern church open to all. Set in beautiful grounds with an attached gift shop and small museum.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 23 November 2017

I stopped here with some family members to show them the beauty of this place. It was just before closing and was virtually deserted! That made it VERY peaceful! We wandered around soaking in the artistic beauty! It is AMAZING! I highly recommend stopping here...More

1  Thank Johanna B
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Visiting Orlando, I chose to attend Sunday Mass here. It was the closest Catholic Church to my resort. Mass was fine. The priest was a little long winded but the seemed pleasant and had a good message. The church was finished in 1993. I'll be...More

1  Thank RVIDI
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe a few times during a trip to Orlando. The staff at the church were very kind and accommodated my wheelchair status with graciousness. The services were inspiring and the choir was...More

Thank ADolores
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Sara M
16 November 2017|
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Response from Semi-retired43221 | Reviewed this property |
Sure... just Google them
11 November 2017|
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Response from FeedbackYouNeed2Hear | Reviewed this property |
The schedule can be found on the website under news and events for the Christmas mass schedule Google the church and you will find the information.
28 August 2017|
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Response from Kennedy P | Reviewed this property |
I used Uber n it was excellent. Around 20 minutes without traffic There is Saturday 6PM evening mass.(valid as Sunday mass)