Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, Quebec City

Admire Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, a National Historic Site and the seat of the oldest Catholic archdiocese north of Florida. Twice destroyed by fire, the Neoclassical building has stood in the same spot since 1647. Observe the simple exterior and step inside to see the ornate Baroque decor, including gold leaf, an array of paintings, and colonial-era relics. Take a guided tour of the basilica and the vast crypt, where numerous archbishops and cardinals were laid to rest. Before you head to Quebec City, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Quebec City vacation planner, to make sure you see all that Quebec City has to offer, including Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec.
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  • This Basilica is free to enter and, although relatively new (1925 rebuilt after fire) is glorious for the size of the sanctuary and the fine gold leaf work above the baptistery. Very impressive.  more »
  • Stopped in to see the building. Was nice to take in the view from a pew in the back. Alter is beautiful looking.  more »
  • Does not have the explanador Basilica of Montreal but WINS on charm by being surrounded by historic contrições, unfortunately I didn't get to be closed. Worth the ride.
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  • Beautiful church, really preferred it over St. Anne de Beaupré. Attended a Sunday mass and caught a touring choir performance while walking by one night.
  • Amazing decorations filled with faith. A place for quiet times and meditation. You should visit when in Montreal!
  • Extérieurement je ne suis pas vraiment séduit par l'édifice, mais l'intérieur vaut plus que le détour ; lumineux, immense et richement décoré, dans un mélange étonnant de sobriété et d'excès. Vraiment magnifique, dans un genre qui tranche singulièrement avec la pierre froide et les clairs-obscurs des édifices européens.
  • Beautiful stained glass windows. Also the resting place of a lesser known Saint, which is pretty cool. Smack dab in the middle of the city, is a place of solace and beauty. Very easy to pray here.
  • If you are in Old Quebec City, dont miss the opportunity to visit this amazing basilica! Google map directions to walk up the hill to the church is confusing. The streets to walk up the hill are not friendly to stroller. It will be a bumpy ride for the kids in the stroller. The church is always crowded with visitors.
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