St. Dunstan's Basilica, Charlottetown

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#1 of 8 in Historic Sites in Charlottetown
Step into St. Dunstan's Basilica and admire the marble floors, stained glass windows, and atmosphere of calm and contemplation. An original cathedral on the site burned down in 1907; the replacement you see today dates from 1913. Added to the list of National Historic Sites of Canada in 1990, it displays a Gothic Revival architectural style and represents one of the most prominent buildings in the city. As a local landmark, the basilica attracts both worshippers and those interested in the history and architecture of the town. Plan to see St. Dunstan's Basilica and other attractions that appeal to you using our Charlottetown day trip app .
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  • i have lived in charlottetown for more than 2 year its amaizing place and worth a visit . Been in the church its beautiful  more »
  • I was only in Charlottetown for the day and wanted to see as much as possible. I took photos of this magnificent building but only from outside. I did not know it was open to visitors daily. I wish I ...  more »
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  • Beautiful serene atmosphere. Open until 5 pm weekdays. Sunday mass at 10am and 5pm. Its a history place . If you are stressed and need some calm environment go here. It has an adoration chapel on the side which is also open with a security code.
  • Wonderful cathedral - probably the best in the Maritimes, certainly the grandest. It is something that must be seen to be truly appreciated, and if you are in the area don't think about passing it by. One thing to be cautious of is the fact that it gets very busy in the summer months. Parking is rare to find, so maybe plan ahead.
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