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The Cathedral-Basilica of Notre-Dame de Québec ("Our Lady of Quebec City"), located at 16, rue de Buade, Quebec City, Quebec, is the primatial church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Quebec.  It is the oldest church in Canada and was the first church in Canada to be elevated to the rank of minor basilica, by Pope Pius IX in 1874.
Jul 3, 2022 · Basilica cathedral Notre-Dame de Québec RECITAL OF THE NEWLY RESTORED ORGAN ON JULY 3rd, 2022, at 7:00 pm. ENTRANCE IS FREE Donations are welcome at the end of the concert. Open Monday and friday : from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm Saturday: from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm Sunday: from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm Visits to the Museum and the Crypt, Closed
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Located in Québec City at 16 De Buade Street, in the historic district of Old Québec, the majestic Notre-Dame de Québec is next to the Séminaire de Québec and opposite city hall. It is part of a historically uniform group of buildings that includes its rectory, the episcopal palace of the Diocese of Québec, the former Université Laval and the entir...
Sitting on the site of Québec City’s first chapel, which was erected by Samuel de Champlain in 1633, the earliest incarnation of the current cathedral-basilica was built in 1647 and named Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix in reference to a short-lived truce signed with the Mohawknation in 1645. In 1664, it became North America’s very first parish church, Notre...
On 23 June 1966, the Québec Ministère de la Culture et des Communications classified Notre-Dame de Québec as a heritage building. On 1 January 1989, the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada designated it a historic site. On 8 December 2013, Notre-Dame de Québec officially became custodian of the only holy door outside of Europe. A holy door...
To the front of Notre-Dame de Québec lies a parvis, or forecourt, surrounded by a stone wall topped with a street furniture-style cast bronze fence dating from 1857. Its two asymmetrical domed steeples, main façade and side walls are made of stone and its roof of copper. Inside, the vault and walls are made of plaster. The vault is in the shape of ...
Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral 4.5 2,608 #11 of 248 things to do in Quebec City Religious Sites • Churches & Cathedrals Open now 1:00 AM - 6:00 PM Visit website Call Email Write a review About This famous 17th-century cathedral has been restored several times but still provides visitors with an ambiance of centuries past.
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Notre-Dame de Québec Basilica-Cathedral probably is the most extensively expanded and transformed structure in Canada’s history still dedicated to its original purpose. Notre-Dame de Québec Church was built in 1647 and was given the name Notre-Dame de la Paix. It was the first church to be made of stone in the city.