Our Lady of the Cape Shrine, Trois-Rivieres

Our Lady of the Cape Shrine attracts visitors with its architectural and historical significance. The shrine is the largest Marian shrine in Canada and the country's national shrine to the Blessed Mother. The very first church was built in 1659; it was later replaced by a smaller wooden church in 1720 which stands today as the oldest church in Canada in which mass is celebrated daily. The grand basilica, with its colorful stained-glass windows, was erected in 1955. The basilica features a 38 m (125 ft) tall dome. Tour the structure, the gift shop, and restaurant just a stone's throw from the St. Lawrence River. Put Our Lady of the Cape Shrine on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Trois-Rivieres online attractions planner .
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  • the site of the sanctuary of the Cape of the madeleine (Trois-Rivières) is wonderfully quiet place where we can go to walk around the summer on its great trails a nice place to relax... Although there are a lot of people also summer.. .this place rest really a nice place for those that want to go make a prayer... attend has a mass and winter is magical with Christmas decorations.. .and trails to admire all the decorations... a place where one can only...... friends or family
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  • Not just for the ceremonies took place inside, but the architecture of the buildings and the Park to the picnic summer and wonder winter... with a thousand and one lights in the trees. An enchanting stop that will charm you.
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  • It is a fantastic place to get us in the holiday mood. The trails are well plowed, and decorations are superb.
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