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St. Patrick's Basilica

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Address: 454 Rene-Levesque Blvd W, Montreal, Quebec H2Z 1A7, Canada
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its...

This 19th-century church has a collection of interesting mosaics on its ceiling.

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My relatives were visiting from the UK and it was great showing them my city. The Basillica is a must visit and we were allowed to take photos. I recommend adding to your tour and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My relatives were visiting from the UK and it was great showing them my city. The Basillica is a must visit and we were allowed to take photos. I recommend adding to your tour and include a walk around Old Montreal as this does fall into that Era.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While you are visiting this beautiful church, come watch the parade on SUNDAY, SALON DE LA FEMME, WOW

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An historic icon in Montreal's history, host of many famous religious events including the funeral of a Father of Confederation, Thomas D'Arcy McGee. The pew he frequented is still identified. An even more worthy site to visit following its complete restoration 15 years ago.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I think it's worth seeing this splendid Church/Cathedral? It is large but has all the beauty of some European impressors..

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I never would have known about this place, had it not been for some reviews posted here. I am SO glad I read them. This was one of the most beautiful places; my 18 year old and I walked in, and we were both blown away by the interior. As there was not a service going on, we were allowed... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were walking from our hotel to see Montreal's famous Notre Dame Basilica when quite by surprise we came upon St. Patrick's. It s also a Basilica, but we had not heard of it. We entered at a time when the church was empty which gave us a chance to look around. The woodwork throughout the church was remarkable both... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Walked by the church a few times this past weekend as our hotel was only feet away from it. The architectural design was beautiful and the grounds well maintained.

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Trenton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

St Patrick's has an interesting history as the church for the Irish as opposed to the French Catholics in Montréal but it is also gorgeous inside. The type of stained glass windows in most of the church have very subtle colors and are lovely even on a gray day in January. There is a great deal of beautiful wood carving... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was only about a 10 minute walk from our hotel and it is so worth stopping inside and taking a look! It is absolutely beautiful, the details inside of the church are stunning! We got there a little after noon and was able to sit in on mass! Highly recommend a visit here!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Similar in a way to St Patrick's in Ny but in a smaller version. It is absolutely a lovely, church. Masses are in English.

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