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.
Notre Dame Basilica Reviews
The exterior architecture is beautiful, but the interior is awesomely magnificent. The coordination of colours is exceptionally good. The marble columns are extremely impressive. Beautiful sky-blue..... more »
A very peaceful place, divinely decorated, with a very rich history. I attended a funeral service at this Cathedral, with renovated Casavant organ playing : super sounds... I also assisted at many... more »
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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