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

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Lovely Mass and Beautiful Grounds

Whenever we visit Orlando, we attend Mass at the Basilica . . . like many others. The grounds are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
MarieandJayR
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Fort Worth, Texas
via mobile
Sunday Mass

We went to Sunday mass here during our weekend trip to Disney. Mass was alright, although a little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
StephanieP261
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Lincolnshire, Illinois
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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8300 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821-6801
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whenever we visit Orlando, we attend Mass at the Basilica . . . like many others. The grounds are very lovely to walk and the Church is incredible. If attending Mass, try to get there early as you might hit the Mall traffic along Vineland....More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank MarieandJayR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Sunday mass here during our weekend trip to Disney. Mass was alright, although a little long (about an hour and fifteen minutes). The priest began mass by walking around the church and asking people where they were from. I didn’t like that...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank StephanieP261
Reviewed 1 week ago

Need a break from the rush of all the parks? Come sit and enjoy mass! This is a beautiful church that also has a wonderful rosary walk and an expansive bookstore. Coffee and donuts served most weekends so come meet the locals as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank glassymom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of our favorite places to visit is the National Shrine. Not only is it a beautiful Basilica, but also such a peaceful and inviting place. If you get the chance, not matter what your religion is, it's a place to see.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Agatag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Waooo...., beautiful church, good place that all visiting, relax your espiritual, and by elegant souvenirs

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jorge O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If your in Orlando you must go see this beautiful church! We went to Mass here and were very impressed with the professional sounding choir they sang so beautifully it really added to the spiritual experience of the Mass. The church was decorated beautifully for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful catholic shrine. A must visit for Catholics in Orlando complemented by a fantastic chorus.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Latintravelervic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to take an hour or two away from the parks in quiet contemplation or what to do some shopping for Christian literature or artefacts, then please do come here. The Basilica is a huge, imposing building with an impressive interior. But during...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank FlyBacon
Reviewed 21 November 2018

cultural place in orlando , we visted with friends and was beatifull, its a quiet place in town you must visit

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yulizabala
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Beautiful church and great acoustics for listening to a great concert band. No congregation, church is for tourists to Orlando who want to attend mass on Saturday or Sunday. My understanding is that they are getting a new, large pipe organ in 2019. Can't wait...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Nickolas P
5 February 2018|
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Response from ScheetzTravels | Reviewed this property |
From I-4 WB it’s the first Disney exit. Left at the bottom of exit ramp & first left onto Vineland. You’ll go by Bahama Breeze and the street narrows to one lane. Shrine will be on your right before you reach outlet mall.
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26 January 2018|
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Response from N1965UMrichardg | Reviewed this property |
If I'm not wrong they open for the first mass at 7 AM
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Sara M
17 November 2017|
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Response from Semi-retired43221 | Reviewed this property |
Sure... just Google them
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