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Notre-Dame de Québec, Quebec City

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.6/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web
Admire Notre-Dame de Québec, a National Historic Site and the seat of the oldest Catholic archdiocese north of Florida. Twice destroyed by fire, the Neoclassical building has stood in the same spot since 1647. Observe the simple exterior and step inside to see the ornate Baroque decor, including gold leaf, an array of paintings, and colonial-era relics. Take a guided tour of the basilica and the vast crypt, where numerous archbishops and cardinals were laid to rest. By using our Quebec City trip generator, you can arrange your visit to Notre-Dame de Québec and other attractions in Quebec City.
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  • This basilica has a rich history, as the oldest in the Americas. It is open to the public and welcomes people to spend time admiring the great architecture, art, stained glass windows, and chancel lam...  read more »
  • Beautiful Catholic Church in Old Quebec, well worth the stop and a few minutes of quiet time on your walking tour of Old Quebec. 
  • The Basilique Cathedrale Notre Dame du Quebec is not to be missed. If you take a tour, they'll take you through it briefly, but it does warrant a longer stay. Wander and admire; you'll be glad you spe...  read more »
  • Although unpretentious from the outside, and a little mixed up architecturally, walking through the front doors into the church is a lifetime experience. Breathtakingly beautiful space with opulent gold adornments. Not to be missed. Also for the faithful the only Holy Door in North America is located here and will be open the entire year of 2016, which only happens once every 20 years.
  • The church itself is absolutely breathtaking. We saw it with extra decorations for Christmas and everything was amazing. Unfortunately for us, we got in at the tail end of the day, 15h55, and the volunteer monitoring the church didn't seem too thrilled. I'd rate the experience lower because the volunteer was very miserable and was trying to get everyone out as quickly as possible at the exact closing time with little interest- but I won't let one person ruin an otherwise great experience in a wonderful church.
  • Very beautiful Catholic church in #Old Quebec. Don't forget to look up at the gorgeous painted sky on the ceiling.
  • A beautiful church to hear mass.
  • Beautiful Cathedral in the heart of the city, you should definitely pop in.
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