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A landmark near the house where I grew up.

I lived in St. Boniface/Winnipeg when this Basílica was my home Parish and was married there over... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
raydecloux
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Tsawwassen, Canada
Historic Church in the French Quarter

Free to visit and modern for a venue built so long ago the Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2018
endoedibles
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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190 De la Cathedrale Ave, Winnipeg, Manitoba R2H 0H7, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I lived in St. Boniface/Winnipeg when this Basílica was my home Parish and was married there over 60 years ago. It was the first cathedral in the west and was signified as a basilica because of its place in the history of western Canada. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank raydecloux
Reviewed 8 December 2018

Free to visit and modern for a venue built so long ago the Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface has an impressive facade overlooking Winnipeg's French Quarter, the fact that inside fail to match the exterior somewhat disappointing but still worth a visit for believers and fans...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank endoedibles
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

This is an old church facade that is left. There is a new church behind this building. It is next to the Lord Reil cemetery and just across the Red River. The church is very and has stained glass windows.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The ruins of the of Cathedral rise up with a imposing dignity, bearing witness to the active faith and presence of the French community. Though fire destroyed this place, the people rebuilt and incorporated the ruins into the new Cathedral, a visual and emotional link...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barry D
Reviewed 16 October 2018

$100 donation for an hour of time on the grounds and you get fabulous photos! Krista Hawryluk Photography did a fantastic job for us!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This is a beautiful example of what can come out of a fire. When the church was destroyed in a fire the new church is amazing to see how it incorporated in the old church.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

As we don`t have many ruins in Winnipeg,t his is a great one to see, I can only imagine what it would have looked like in all its glory.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda M
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Possibly one of the most photographed structures in Winnipeg-Saint Boniface. I remember regularly visiting the Forks as a student. I would try to get to the outdoor amphitheatre across the Red River from the Basilique-Cathedrale by noon to listen to the bells - always enjoy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

This is one of the oldest Canadian church. Louis Riel is buried on this property. It’s a nice place to wander around and enjoy the outdoors. The church itself is beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KrishS_Traveler
Reviewed 8 September 2018

The place where Louis Riel is buried. It was a lovely, sunny summer day when we walked around this area and it was quiet and enjoyable.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mirabile_visu
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