St. Dunstan's Basilica, Charlottetown

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Step into St. Dunstan's Basilica and admire the marble floors, stained glass windows, and atmosphere of calm and contemplation. An original cathedral on the site burned down in 1907; the replacement you see today dates from 1913. Added to the list of National Historic Sites of Canada in 1990, it displays a Gothic Revival architectural style and represents one of the most prominent buildings in the city. As a local landmark, the basilica attracts both worshippers and those interested in the history and architecture of the town. Plan to see St. Dunstan's Basilica and other attractions that appeal to you using our Charlottetown day trip app .
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  • The staff there were incredibly friendly and were very willing and capable of talking about the building’s history. Would recommend even just to have a quick look around, quite astoundingly beautiful.  more »
  • You wont miss this Basilica because it is located just behind the government centre in Charlottetown and its imposing structure beckons anyone to come and visit.  more »
  • I love seeing different churches while travelling through Europe. So I was happy to have the opportunity to see a beautiful, old basilica, right within my own country! Worth the visit to look at the g...  more »
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  • It's absolutely beautiful, no doubt! High spires, stained glass, gorgeous gothic interior... What really sets it apart, though, is the friendliness of many of the parishioners. Really lovely people, and that speaks highly of the clergy, as well.
  • We were fortunate enough to attend the Canada Day celebration and the unveiling of the church bells. It was a beautiful ceremony and really special time.
  • Glad it was open when we passed by. Right on historic Great George St just south of Province House. Nice basilica.
  • The architecht and design is beautiful. Takes time minutes Walk from convention centre in harbour to the cathedral.
  • Such a beautiful place. One can truly believe God works find his home here

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