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St Michael's Cathedral Basilica

200 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1X5, Canada
+1 416-364-0234
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A statement about its eternal architectural style. A comparison with cathedrals in Europe for external location.

I know this area of downtown Toronto as I have walked through the streets on my way to several... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
GiudoLocattelli
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Akron, Ohio
Newly renovated St. Michael's Cathedral

Attended a service at the Cathedral celebrating the 175 years of the Archdiocese of Toronto. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Uptownfoody
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Toronto, Canada
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TEMPORARY CLOSED FOR RENOVATION This beautiful gothic-style cathedral is one of the city's most prominent landmarks.
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200 Church St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1X5, Canada
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+1 416-364-0234
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know this area of downtown Toronto as I have walked through the streets on my way to several destinations. I have walked past the basilica and I will say that it is a large church well worth your time to see and visit. My...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attended a service at the Cathedral celebrating the 175 years of the Archdiocese of Toronto. The Cathedral looks impressive with its newly restored stained glass images. The basement is nicely done with the cript of the first archbishop of Toronto Micheal Power.

Thank Uptownfoody
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went here for Saturday Mass. Being wheelchair-bound, access was easy with the ramp at the front entrance. The inside of the church was so beautiful. Before Mass all we did was gawk around the entire church as there was so much to see. People were...More

2  Thank Q3601UQmikem
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My family and I have worshipped at St. Michaels many timers over the years. The building has been renovated recently and looks fantastic, new yet the same original milestone. The Pastors are very approachable and the interior of The Cathedral is contemplative and welcoming. Sitting...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Stunning ...attended Christmas eve mass...packed...but they have monitors so able to see. No wifi....so getting Uber back to hotel very problematic. ...especially with a 3 year old.

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Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A great deal of restoration has been underway for many months and will continue for awhile yet. But kudos that one of Torontos oldest buildings is being restored.

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Reviewed 26 November 2016

I was unable to enter as the Cathedral was closed for almost completed renovations but the external structure is magnificent. A fitting structure to honour Jesus Christ, with the cost of the renovation being small compared to the money expended annually by the Catholic Church...More

2  Thank Victorianlad
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I visited in October and was lucky enough to be allowed in during renovations.The dead have been dug up,the spire reinforced along with MUCH money being spent elsewhere.I was a little disappointed at the display of such wealth when there are many homeless across the...More

Thank Iona B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Before visiting the 168 year old Cathedral in October, 2016, I had been following the $128 million restoration work online and thus was quite curious to see the results (the restoration is not finished yet). For the first time I was able go to the...More

4  Thank Canadian_Guy1000
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I used to visit the Cathedral several times per year before the renovation, so I was curious to see what it looked like after all the very extensive and expensive renovations (some are still ongoing). I was absolutely astonished at the scope of the restoration!...More

1  Thank Pike53
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