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Notre Dame Basilica, Ottawa

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#2 of 16 in Historic Sites in Ottawa
Step into the intricately designed Notre Dame Basilica, the oldest and largest church in Canada's capital city. At first glance the exterior may seem somewhat ordinary, with the exception of the reflective tin steeples visible from around the city. However, as you enter the church you're met with striking royal gold and blue features, such as the grand vaulted roof, a high altar, stained-glass windows, and a pipe organ boasting more than 1,000 pipes. Use our Ottawa trip planner to add Notre Dame Basilica and other attractions to your Ottawa vacation plans.
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  • I had not expected this kind of Basilica so close to the center of Ottawa! Great pomp, very friendly people who want to share information with you about the Basilica.
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  • We were to enter the Basilica but there was a Mass going so it was not supposed to be visited at that time, but even tough, the basilica is beautiful and you sgould pay a visit i you go there. I was t...  more »
  • I love how the sunlight catches the beaten gold and silver on the roof... breathtaking. There is such an atmosphere of tranquility although you know that life was not always so simple...  more »
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