Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, Orlando

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#1 of 15 in Historic Sites in Central Florida
serves as the center of the Roman Catholic faith in the area The basilica, built to accommodate both locals and the large number of tourists who visit the area, can easily host more than 2,000 people. Bright, open, and welcoming, the structure is a wonderful example of modern church architecture. Don't miss the church’s Museum of Catholic Art and its rich collection of ecclesiastical pieces. Visit the surrounding tranquil gardens for quiet contemplation. As with any other place of worship, while visiting it’s important to respect church etiquette. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe by using our Orlando tour website .
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  • Good to read the stories of the stained glass windows as you go around. There is a plaque next to each window. Jesus crucified on the cross took my breathe away. Regular masses take place for worshipp...  more »
  • While modern - it is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2018 - this is a beautiful Basilica and Shrine. The Basilica is open and uplifting. A deep sense of tranquility is experienced upon entry. A hi...  more »
  • I was very pleased with our stop here. It is a very beautiful and spiritual church. It is a peaceful place to say a few prayers and contemplate your thoughts. The gift shop is large and carries a vari...  more »
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  • Humble and dedicated priests who confess every day for long periods of time. Very convenient. There are no excuses to not confess. Be prepared, we are living difficult times. LOVE THE HOLY SACRAMENT OF THE ALTAR.
  • Easter Sunday Mass outside under a big marquee 👍 great service & lovely humorous priest. Beautiful
  • This is one of the best Catholic Churches you can visit. Always such a blessing to go. They have Mass and confession every single day!!! I can never get over how great it is.
  • 0 room on Christmas Eve, standing room only 40 min prior to mass. There is plenty of space for chairs but nothing. Speakers are awful and can barely hear anything. I was expecting something more impressive. Just go to your local church and save the stress.
  • The shrine was very beautiful. I enjoyed the overall experience. I recommend this shrine if you are looking for a religious time with God
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