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St. Dunstan's Basilica

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Address: 45 Great George St | Charlottetown, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4K1, Canada
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+1 902-894-3486
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 12:00
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This is a beautiful old cathedral located in the heart of the city. It's...

This is a beautiful old cathedral located in the heart of the city. It's over 100 years old.

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Canadian meets Spanish

Interesting architecture with Canadian style meets Spanish. Right in town so easy to access with cafes and shops around it

Reviewed 3 days ago
Matt E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting architecture with Canadian style meets Spanish. Right in town so easy to access with cafes and shops around it

Thank Matt E
Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful spectacular Basilica You could spend hours just studying the architecture In this amazing structure It also has a huge beautiful pipe organ which has bee n move from Montreal

Thank jdpower56
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Historic church 1816.Short walk from the port and shops. The bells are significant for many reasons, they are a sister chime with other landmark properties, such as the bells at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City and the Oratory St. Joseph in Montreal. The bells are being restored for July 1st. they have been silent for 40 years.

Thank caminobound2014
Breukelen Ut
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802 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a gorgeous basilica. Very colorful stain glass windows. Red carpet around the altar (do not walk on it, please signs).

Thank WorldTravelOne
Alberta, Canada
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

As a quick stop on our walk to the waterfront we found it well worth your while. The church is beautiful inside and has a large variety of stained glass windows. While we are not a spiritual family everyone enjoyed seeing the beautiful architecture on offer inside the church. During our visit there were quite a few other tourists as... More 

Thank Lee B
Clanton, Alabama
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Very big and beautiful older church. A lot of detail, pretty Windows, and religious artifacts. I love to check these old churches out.

Thank Jody E
Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Attend a mass, or just pop in to see the amazing architecture. 'Feel' the peace. Spend a few minutes or sit and have some alone time. Beautiful!

Thank m0mbutler
Mississauga, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very nice Basilica . We went on Mass on Sunday. Very old Basilica with lots of charm.The paintings are very nice.

Thank shenein2017
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

I am simply amazed with the architecture every time I step into this beautiful church. One truly feels the need to speak in hushed whispers in respect and reverence to the surroundings. From the beauty and majesty of the soaring ceilings to the grace of the stained glass, you are invited to just Be.

Thank Mary Lou B
Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

Even if you are not a spiritual person, you cannot help but feel something, anything, when here. This is a must see when on the Island.

Thank MateoTony

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