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“Stunning, serene, spectacular”

Notre-Dame Basilica
Ranked #1 of 435 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in a few holy buildings in my time but this one literally took my breath away on entrance.
From the outside it looks very similar to the one in Paris. There is a CAD6 entrance fee but you can tag onto a free tour if you want for no extra change and you are not timed so you can spend as much or as little time in here as you like.
It does get busy but it's easy to lose yourself in here. Take time to take it all in - there's a lot to see!

Thank Travel_Mad_Mal
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the outside you won't expect what you find inside. Frankly I have not seen anything like this outside of Europe. A must see for your trip to Montreal.

Thank trimess
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a must see! The feeling of being in a very holy place is overwhelming. We have been to Paris to see Notre-Dame there and this is just as beautiful. Take a guided tour and go to Mass. You will be very glad you took the time.

Thank Sharon O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Open to self-tours or guided tours at the same low price. The inside is just incredible, apparently 100 years in the building. Be sure to visit the chapel in the back.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a church it was amazing to be in. $6 to go in worth it comes with a 20 minute free tour. I would recommend going

Thank Frank S
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