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St. Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

3800 chemin Queen-Mary, Montreal, Quebec H3V 1H6, Canada
+1 514-733-8211
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Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount-Royal is the largest shrine dedicated to Saint Joseph in the world. You must come visit our treasures like the votive chapel containing 10,000 lights and votive candles, our marvelous museum with a permanent exhibit of hundreds of creches from around the world, the Chapel of Brother Andre built in 1904, the heart of Brother Andre, our spectacular gardens containing the Way of Cross, the Crypt Church and the majestic Basilica.
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3800 chemin Queen-Mary, Montreal, Quebec H3V 1H6, Canada
Parc du Mont-Royal
+1 514-733-8211
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here several times, always been a favorite! If you are looking for quite place to pray, this is for you. You can walk towards the top with stairs or wait for shuttle bus. Bus pick up point near the car entrance on the left...More

Thank Lylololo
Reviewed 3 days ago

I brought my grandchildren to visit and they enjoyed a beautiful and Saturday afternoon going to the lookout point and seeing the amazing view of Montreal and it's grandeur. Also visiting the heart of Father Andre and the chapel ,gave us a spiritual uplift which...More

Thank Angela M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We toured the oratory and enjoyed the views of the city from the patios. Sunday afternoons in season there is a free pipe organ concert with organists from around the world. It was most enjoyable to hear the sound fill the church. The CCTV showing...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a must go in Montreal, especially if you are Catholic or Christian. They have a garden on the side, which for the past 10 years I did not know about until recently, by the way, that shows the crucifixion stages. It's worth to...More

Thank Lui E
Reviewed 5 days ago

This summer we decided to visit all the beautiful places in Montreal which we had not visited in years. We went to S. Joseph's Oratory. This is situated on a hill overlooking Montreal. There is a large parterre garden at the foot where you can...More

Thank lindadg
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful, the Hall of Candles was ILLUMINATING Long walk to the top but worth it....view was amazing !

Thank vampira527
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there with my family for the first time in over 30 years. We bypassed the first couple of flights of stairs and parked where the buses were. If you don’t want to walk, there are escalators to the right of the base of the...More

Thank Kenneth Y
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is the largest church dedicated to saint Joseph the candles room is warm and impressive the wonderful view of the gardens inspire peace and calm

Thank Mostafa A
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must visit place in Montreal!! It is huge, beautiful and divine. Easy to get here, bus stop is right in front, this place also has a cafeteria. Love the architecture, it's enormous, offers city view , inside is serene and divine. Very easy for...More

Thank Sousabby
Reviewed 1 week ago

The third time we visited and attended mass in this church. If you are already in Montreal, come and visit this place. To those who are still planning don't miss it. I would recommend checking their website beforehand as this is a huge structure so...More

Thank _angellee0487
Parc du Mont-Royal
Montreal was named for this hilly highland, where the
tallest spot in the city overlooks its most extensive
parkland. The greenspace of Parc du Mont-Royal is an
outdoorsman's dream, with hiking trails and nature
walks that cater to every season and level of athlete.
In the winter, cross-country skiers, tobogganers, and
ice skaters don their equipment by Beaver Lake and its
pavilion, while the warmer months bring families and
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chris T
10 September 2017|
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Response from CapistranoBeach | Reviewed this property |
Gps led us to a place where there was no charge. I'm not sure what entrance you are referring to. We did not have a charge.
8 August 2017|
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Response from Kati C | Reviewed this property |
You'll fine shadow!!
3 July 2017|
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Response from Narv-B | Reviewed this property |
They have special set of wooden steps in the middle. I think it can be done at anytime.