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Notre-Dame Basilica

110 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
+1 514-842-2925
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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.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful church” (988 reviews)
“light show” (554 reviews)
“stained glass” (415 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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110 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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"beautiful church"
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"light show"
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"stained glass"
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"notre dame"
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"pipe organ"
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"old montreal"
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"guided tour"
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"celine dion"
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"minute tour"
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"awe inspiring"
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"free tour"
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"visiting montreal"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited in November during thanksgiving weekend and came in the morning. It was not too many people when we were there. They have tour in English and French, I would suggest to join the tour. Overall Church is very beautiful.

Thank NoN1-123
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Reviewed yesterday

Our family of 5 (kids age 10-15) visited Notre-Dame Basilica on a recent trip to Montreal. While the kids were somewhat reluctant to go, they were more than impressed once inside. Amazing architecture, stained glass, artwork, altar, organ, etc. My 15 year old and I...More

Thank philryan835
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Reviewed yesterday

Also make sure you check out the back chapel. Do the tour if you have time. It's decent and showcases Montreal's interesting history. We didn't get to hear the organ, but that also seemed like it was worth experiencing if possible.

Thank MattMarion
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The church is beautiful but if you are lucky enough to be around when they have the light show ($6 ea admission) - don’t miss it. I can’t do it justice with words, but it really blows your mind! It is in two 20 min...More

Thank Barbra B
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing location that i can't describe with just words, but I can say that it is one of the most beautiful buildings I have ever seen in my life🙀🙀🙀

Thank Sawyer P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I think it was only $6 per person for cost of admission, and guided tours in English and French are offered. It's truly a beautiful piece of architecture and it's so nice to be able to take your time and just admire the craftsmanship and...More

Thank Jennifer B
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Even for a few minutes, this place is worth visiting. So peaceful and majestic, beautiful architecture from inside, whether you are looking at the main altar or the organ. They also organize tours that last approximately 20 minutes, just ask inside, when the next tour...More

Thank Ada_Ubrezi
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A magnificent basilica that was created on the first church dating back to 1672. The inside is beautiful, lots of details, and choc woodwork in a gothic design. The staff are friendly and offer free guided tours in both french and English. The tour is...More

Thank Baiasu H
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pay the $6 take your hat off and go in. Awe inspiring. Think about the time that this was built and the history that passed through the doors.

Thank Mrlion123
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Notre-Dame Basilica is a stunningly beautiful church that features an amazing, storybook, castle-like structure for an alter. Overall, the architecture and atmosphere are very warm and inviting, peaceful and serene. This church definitely has a Wow! factor and it is worth a visit to...More

Thank EJW3
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footlady2015
February 3, 2018|
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Response from Stephen A | Reviewed this property |
Keeping in mind that this is a church and not Legoland, there is nothing to keep small kids occupied while parents look around. If they are kids that will sit in a stroller for a while, with a book, or an ipad (on mute) or... More
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Simply A
January 13, 2018|
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Response from roadtrippin58 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. You do have to pay (about $6) but it is well worth it.
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RIJO J
December 24, 2017|
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Response from June L | Reviewed this property |
No. It was in French.
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