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St. Patrick's Basilica, Montreal

#6 of 39 in Historic Sites in Montreal
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Known for its historic link to Irish-Canadian culture, St. Patrick's Basilica offers grand architecture and ornaments in an active place of worship. The building showcases gothic revival architecture on the outside. Once inside, view the 25 m (82 ft) columns all carved from the same white oak. The decorations feature a mixture of Irish shamrocks and French fleur de lys. The ten bells, also known as St. Patricks Chimes, are a popular draw, as one was originally cast in 1774 and used in Notre Dame. Use our Montreal trip builder to visit St. Patrick's Basilica on your trip to Montreal, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I also did my confirmation there in 1972. I've gone back a few times since then and the craftsmanship is amazing.  more »
  • Beautiful church with frescos and paintings throughout the interior. They have multiple services beginning at 9 until 12.15pm and then an evening service at 7pm. User friendly website  more »
  • This church is beautiful. The service is in English and the priest is a great speaker. If you are visiting and want to see a nice service come visit. I Love how tall the church is and the green. The pictures are from Christmas Eve service but any time is a good time if it's open. It's one of the must visit churches in Montreal.
  • Good ambience. Not crowded. Find peace here. Opened: Saturday: 10:00 A.M. until after the 5:00 P.M mass. Sunday: 8:30 A.M. until after the 5:00 P.M mass

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