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Possibly one of the most photographed structures in Winnipeg-Saint Boniface. I remember regularly... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
phenning2347
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Kiev, Ukraine
Beautiful building

This is one of the oldest Canadian church. Louis Riel is buried on this property. It’s a nice place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KrishS_Traveler
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Markham, Canada
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190 De la Cathedrale Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0H7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Possibly one of the most photographed structures in Winnipeg-Saint Boniface. I remember regularly visiting the Forks as a student. I would try to get to the outdoor amphitheatre across the Red River from the Basilique-Cathedrale by noon to listen to the bells - always enjoy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the oldest Canadian church. Louis Riel is buried on this property. It’s a nice place to wander around and enjoy the outdoors. The church itself is beautiful.

Thank KrishS_Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place where Louis Riel is buried. It was a lovely, sunny summer day when we walked around this area and it was quiet and enjoyable.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It really was a beautiful day to visit the remains of the St. Boniface Cathedral! To this day, many years after a fire destroyed this incredible building in 1968, much of the outer walls still stand majestically as they overlook the Red River of the...More

Thank ShanOC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to look for Louis Riel's grave which is right in front of the facade of the St. Boniface Cathedral that was largely destroyed by fire in 1968. The second church on the site had also been destroyed by fire in 1906. After the...More

Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was locked when we arrived however the new building within maintaining the old structure was fantastic. I would have liked to see the old church structure before the fire. Must have been incredible. I would recommend a quick stop or possibly a longer stop...More

Thank 58randallf
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We visited here four years ago and enjoyed seeing this beautiful church we decided to return, when we visited and attend the mass. They only have one on Sunday at 10:00. This entire area is an old French section. We met several of the parishioners...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I like the architecture on the outside and the view to the river. its nice to take pictures when visiting. the Cathedral is modern so do not expect the same as what you see on the outside

Thank ayarimadrid
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Impressive conservation work for the stone walls despite the big fire. Worth a visit! Tomb of Louis Riel also on site.

Thank Francis R
Reviewed 10 August 2018

It's a very quiet place to walk around, sit and reflect or go into the grounds for a lite picnic/coffee. Close to The Forks and other great places to visit.

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