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Notre Dame Basilica, Ottawa

4.7
#2 of 18 in Historic Sites in Ottawa
Step into the intricately designed Notre Dame Basilica, the oldest and largest church in Canada's capital city. At first glance the exterior may seem somewhat ordinary, with the exception of the reflective tin steeples visible from around the city. However, as you enter the church you're met with striking royal gold and blue features, such as the grand vaulted roof, a high altar, stained-glass windows, and a pipe organ boasting more than 1,000 pipes. Use our Ottawa trip planner to add Notre Dame Basilica and other attractions to your Ottawa vacation plans.
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  • One of the most splendid and ornate churches I visited. We tried to enter two times but on both occasions there was a mass in prgress. So we returned for the third time and it was well worth the effor...  more »
  • Attended Mass on Thanksgiving weekend. Beautiful architecture and works of art. The choir sounded magnificent as the acoustics are wonderful.  more »
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  • Beautiful church you must visit if you go to Montreal. I have been there many times and always had a good experience. Historic building.
  • So beautiful. No matter your faith, belief, or religion, this is a place to refresh your soul and contemplate.
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