St. Dunstan's Basilica, Charlottetown

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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  • October 3, 2017
    The entire interior of the church is beautiful stained glass windows and gorgeous marble! Really something to see!  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Luckily our cruise ship docked in time to ride the On Off Bus located right outside visitor center - when we passed this Cathedral we saw Mass time would be perfect - absolutely stunning Basilica...pl...  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Beautiful stained glass windows and beautiful atmosphere. Single building a bit of the city. You can miss and worth the go!
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  • July 4, 2017
    Such a beautiful place. One can truly believe God works find his home here
  • July 7, 2017
    Small but very impressive city. Enjoyed two days of site seeing
  • August 7, 2016
    ​Small compared to other basilicas in Europe but towers over the relatively modest Charlottetown skyline. Nice interior and exterior architecture.
  • September 19, 2016
    Breath taking! A must see if in the area and a short walk from the waterfront in Charlottetown.
  • March 30, 2017
    Must see.very very eye catching.

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There's no better area from which to enjoy the city's iconic buildings than the center and its neighboring suburb, Spring Park. Here, you'll find the bulk of the city's accommodations, typically guesthouses or inns housed tastefully in restored old buildings. If you want views over the harbor, look closer to the waterfront to choose from several higher-end hotels. The neighborhood of West Royalty, located conveniently close to the University of Prince Edward Island, also offers a selection of budget to mid-range accommodations.
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