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Nostra Madonna della Difesa

6800 HENRI-JULIEN AVE, Montreal, Quebec H2S 2V4, Canada
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Off the beaten track

While on a tour, our guide who is a local from Montreal, took us to this church. This church has an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shannon b
via mobile
A hidden gem in Montreal

It's a little disappointing to me that this church seems to have a reputation around Montreal as... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2013
EpicPonyTime
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Martensville, Canada
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This church in Little Italy is decorated with controversial Fascist art and serves as one of the neighborhood's chief landmarks.
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2 weeks ago
“Off the beaten track”
21 Jul 2013
“A hidden gem in Montreal”
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6800 HENRI-JULIEN AVE, Montreal, Quebec H2S 2V4, Canada
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While on a tour, our guide who is a local from Montreal, took us to this church. This church has an unusual history. It has a very interesting person on the ceiling. It is a pretty astounding story.

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Reviewed 22 July 2013

It's a little disappointing to me that this church seems to have a reputation around Montreal as that "one with the Mussolini painting," because it is so much more than that. The architecture found here is something unique in Montreal and really is a beautiful...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2006

This is a beautiful church and the argument over the Mussolini mural is just plain silly. It was painted well before the War and it commemorates one of Mussolini's few genuine achievements -- the settling of the "Roman problem" by signing a concordat with Pius...More

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Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most
prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy
concentrated along the convivial bends of
Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars
and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the
Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North
America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and
vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while
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