Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

Top 1% of attractions in Montreal
9 / 10

11 expert reviews

“Each year some 2 million people from all over North America and beyond visit St. Joseph's Oratory.”

– Fodor's

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"The gigantic oratory honors St Joseph, Canada’s patron saint." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Consecrated as a basilica in 2004, it came into being through the efforts of Brother André, a lay brother in the Holy Cross order who earned a reputation as a healer." Full review
Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"Were taken by surprise at the grand cathedral in front of us. The structure itself is very impressive and it offers some of the best views of the city." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"This famous Catholic pilgrimage site is also home to a votive chapel, museum, the chapel of Saint Brother André (original chapel) and a Station of the Cross." Full review
Atlas Obscura Atlas Obscura
"City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town. " Full review
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