See the jewel of Canada's religious heritage at Notre-Dame Basilica, one of the world's most dramatic examples of Gothic Revival architecture. The majestic church boasts hundreds of intricately carved wooden statues in a grand interior that holds up to 4,000 worshippers--all under a blue ceiling speckled with gold stars. Instead of depicting religious scenes, the stained glass windows narrate the history of Montreal and offer a glimpse into the city's development over the centuries. The church regularly hosts musical events, with the main concert taking place at Christmas, when thousands attend the performance of Handel's "Messiah." Using our international travel planner, Montreal attractions like Notre-Dame Basilica can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Notre-Dame Basilica Reviews
I’ve been to many beautiful cathedrals in Europe and this Basilica in Montreal is among the most amazing I’ve seen. The front altar piece is stunning in its beauty and artistry. Not to be missed! more »
Il paraît que c'est pas mal dedans mais c'est tellement moche dehors que ça ne donne pas envie de faire la queue pour entrer more »It seems that it's not bad in but it's so ugly outside that it does not make you want to queue to enter
What an exquisite building. Easily one of the most detailed and stunning decoration on the inside. It costs $8 for adults and cheaper for children. Recommend listening to the tour guide go through the history. They have English and French little tours which was great for me. You can just feel the history when you walk in. Will be checking this place out again some time soon!
Beautiful place. Take your time to experience it all. Gotta take it all in. Must visit if you go to Montreal. Wonderful experience. You can take photos too but its quit dark in there. So if you have good camera it would work great. Have fun!
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