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Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde, Montreal

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See an impressive architectural landmark and place of worship at Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde, a minor basilica. Construction was completed in 1894, with the large church displaying a baroque architectural style and reaching a height of 77 m (252 ft) at the cupola, dominating the adjoining square. Designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 2000, the basilica's notable features include exterior statues of the patron saints of Montreal's 13 parishes, a great organ, and a stucco crucifix sculpted by Philippe Hebert. Work out when and for how long to visit Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde and other Montreal attractions using our handy Montreal itinerary maker.
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  • No estaba entre mis visitas a realizar, ingresé porque me llamó la atención lo imponente de su arquitectura... De frente no parece una Iglesia/Basísila, ya que la cúpula se observa hacia uno de sus la...  more »
  • When you go to Montreal, you do not think to visit the Cathedral, as the Basilica is much more beautiful and old and gives you a taste of Old Montreal. However, when my friend and I entered this churc...  more »
  • It is right across the street from the train station and, if you like churches, it is well worth the visit! It reminded me of St. Peter's in Rome and it was so interesting to see the history of Montre...  more »