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Marvel at the stunning architecture of Notre-Dame Basilica

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Notre-Dame Basilica is a basilica in the historic district of Old Montreal that is world famous for its spectacular architecture. The church's Gothic Revival architecture which is considered amongst the most dramatic in the world. The interior of the church is grand and colorful, even the ceiling is colored deep blue which is further decorated with golden stars, and the rest of the sanctuary is a polychrome of blues, azures, reds, purples, silver, and gold.

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The church also houses hundreds of intricate wooden carvings and several religious statues. There is also a stained glass windows along the walls of the sanctuary that do not depict biblical scenes, but rather scenes from the religious history of Montreal which is quite unusual for a church. Notre-Dame Basilica also houses a Casavant Frères pipe organ that dates back to 1891, which comprises four keyboards, 92 stops using electropneumatic action and an adjustable combination system, 7000 individual pipes and a pedal board.

Visiting Hours: The church is open for prayer daily from 07:30 hours, seven days a week.

The church is open to visitors:
September 8th to June 21st 2016
Monday to Friday: 08:00 to 16:30 hours
Saturday: 08:00 to 16:00 hours
Sunday: 12:30 to 16:00 hours

June 22nd to August 28th
Monday: 08:00 to 17:00 hours
Tuesday to Saturday: 08:00 to 20:00 hours
Sunday: 12:30 to 16:00 hours
On Sundays, the Notre-Dame du Sacré-Coeur Chapel (NDSC) will open at 14:30 hours.

Address: 110 Rue Notre-Dame O, Montréal, QC H2Y 1T2, Canada

How to reach: The nearest metro station is Station Place-d'Armes serving on the Orange Line of Montreal Metro System which is just a 4 minutes’ walk from the church.

Contact: +1 514-842-2925"

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