Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde

Top 1% of attractions in Montreal
8 / 10

5 expert reviews

“The choice of whether to build a church following a Gothic Revival or neoclassical design involved more than just aesthetics in 19th-century Québec.”

– Afar Magazine

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"A smaller but still magnificent version of St Peter’s Basilica in Rome." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"The best reason to visit this cathedral is that it's a quarter-scale replica of St.Peter's Basilica in Rome." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Inside is the magnificent gold-leaf baldachin (1900), a replica of the 16C ornamental canopy created by Bernini for St. Peter's Basilica." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Montréal’s “Mary Queen of the World” cathedral is a scaled-down homage to St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome." Full review