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“Amazing stunning and well worth the entry fee ”

Notre-Dame Basilica
Ranked #1 of 374 things to do in Montreal
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Montreal's oldest Catholic church, built in 1656, is known for its intricately designed interior, which includes stained glass chronicling the history of the city.
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth the visit. Spent an hour here with my 9 year old daughter. We did not do a guided tour but overheard some interesting information. Probably worth it if you have the time.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Lovely stained glass windows - unusual with pilgrims, ships, Native Americans. Fantastic light show. Don't miss it.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Went to several churches and this was my favorite one. The paintings and statues blew me away with their beauty, and the tour was very interesting. In addition to the standard religious iconography there are paintings of various seminal moments from the founding of Montreal.

There is a fee to enter (6 dollars USD or Canadian) but I thought it was worth it since the tour is free

Thank Brad R
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

It’s a very good place to be seen when one visits Montreal. It’s very well build and well maintained. The church gets open at 8 am (Monday - Saturday) and on Sunday it gets open at 12:30 pm.

Thank arpitmohnot27
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is the most beautiful ecclesiastical interior I have ever seen. Words really can't describe it. Lights, colors, atmosphere, organ's sound - everything is just perfect.

Thank Sara L
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