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St. Mary's Basilica

1508 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z3, Canada
+1 902-423-4116
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Very Beautiful Church

This is worth a stop. Lovely inside and beautiful stained glass windows. It is uphill walking but... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Freckles2212
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Boston, Massachusetts
Beautiful!

I would recommend that you stop in just to have a look. Very nice stained glass (front is being... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shawn C
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  • Average7%
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“stained glass” (16 reviews)
“old church” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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1508 Barrington St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Z3, Canada
Downtown Halifax
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is worth a stop. Lovely inside and beautiful stained glass windows. It is uphill walking but easier on the legs going back down to the harbor.

Thank Freckles2212
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend that you stop in just to have a look. Very nice stained glass (front is being repaired though). Impressive building.

Thank Shawn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to look in at old churches, this is one for that. Very nice inside with lovely stained glass windows.

Thank oneilge11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful cathedral, well preserved, and well worth a stop to enjoy. All tho I'm not Catholic, I did enjoy the service, and fellowship with other Christians. The history of it and other churches started this great nation and we should not forget that.

Thank Lindalour
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Having been to many churches in many countries, this is a nice church but this history is what makes it worth the visit. It is well kept and worth the stop but you should really take the time to read about the historical significance to...More

Thank drsped
Reviewed 14 July 2017

An amazingly beautiful cathedral, worth stopping in to check out! The architechure was just beautiful and we both enjoyed the service!

Thank McDonoughD2014
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Walked by this church during my weeks stay in Halifax. Walking around Halifax is the best way to see it. This monument was a focal point in Halifax corner of Barrington and SpringGarden street where some good boutiques and shopping are found. You know where...More

Thank dpowers2017
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A beautiful and well maintained church in heart of city. The architecture is amazing, very quiet if wish to pray or reflect.

Thank agac
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Very beautiful old church. We just stopped in and decided to see the old architecture and stain glass. I stopped to pray for my family and felt such peace there.

Thank telapeej
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Beautiful church, but limited opportunities to view the inside. You need to go in before or after mass. Not like European churches which seem to always be open.

Thank phat_dawg_21
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Karen M
11 March 2017|
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Response from kat_ledermueller | Reviewed this property |
Lord's Day Mass Saturday @ 4:00pm Sunday @ 7:30am, 10:30am & 5:00pm Weekday Mass Monday - Friday @ 12:15pm & 5:15pm Saturday @ 12:15pm
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gab131vic
28 July 2016|
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Response from nwaynesworld | Reviewed this property |
15 +/- minute walk (1 +/- km). Some uphill walking. Worth the walk.
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Glenn C
12 January 2015|
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Response from Codiak! | Reviewed this property |
The hours are 8:30 - 12:30 and 1:30 to 4:30 daily.
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