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Awesome show but too short!

The show itself is amazing and the basilica inside is so beautiful. However just be prepared that... read more

Reviewed today
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Very cool

This is a light/laser show in the cathedral. The main show is 15 mins, but they have minor shows... read more

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110 Notre-Dame Street West, Montreal, Quebec H2Y 1T1, Canada
Vieux-Montreal (Old Montreal)
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Reviewed today via mobile

This is a light/laser show in the cathedral. The main show is 15 mins, but they have minor shows around the cathedral that take 5 mins to cycle through, so they list the entire show as a hour. It’s a pretty neat show that is...More

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Reviewed today via mobile

The show itself is amazing and the basilica inside is so beautiful. However just be prepared that the light show itself is only 15 mins long not 45 mins as described on the Aura website!! They include 15 mins before and after the show to...More

Thank LianneC82
Reviewed yesterday

I mentioned this light show in my review of the Basilica. It is well worth attending - dynamic lights syncronized to music (reminded me of a fireworks show). Tickets can be purchased on line.

Thank NorthVanDMo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This sound and light show was a spectacular experience in one of the country’s oldest and most revered cathedrals. You don’t have to be Catholic to enjoy this show - just respectful and quiet to take it all in. Best seats are in the middle...More

Thank TravelBugDiva
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is just beautiful and mesmerising. What a lovely way to completely relax in this hectic world. I would thoroughly recommend this experience. Well worth the queue to see the inside of this church transformed in an immersive experience.

Thank Workingmum
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful! We pre purchased the tickets, waited on barely any lines, were greeted by friendly staff, the music was powerful, the light show dramatically beautiful and it all just hit your inner core. It was practically sold out, so you need to arrive early to...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were disappointed in this. We had seen the long lines of people waiting for the light show and saw the reviews so we decided we had to see it. First of all, it's expensive and second, the actual light show is 15-20 minutes long....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great laser and projection show that compliments the architecture all around you. Stunning graphics and effects to amaze and entertain. A sold-out event every night.

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 5 days ago

Aura Basilique presents itself as a sound and light show (or Son et Lumiere, given that this is Montreal) but in reality there is way too much sound and not nearly enough light. Supposedly 45 minutes long, the first 15 consists of looking around the...More

Thank westcoaster49
Reviewed 6 days ago

I can't believe people would complain about this light show. Remember this is a church, not Disneyland. They need to retain a certain sense of reverence and solemnity, so there is no"master of ceremonies". The incredible laser display speaks for itself. It is true that...More

Thank patriciahodgson7
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The historic centre of Montreal, Vieux-Port is home to
some of the city's most antiquated buildings and
picturesque streets. Along the waters of the St.
Lawrence River, the bank of Old Port features museums,
festivals, food stalls, and outdoor athletics, a
celebrated part of the city that explodes into
fireworks displays on warm summer nights. At its
centre, street performers and artists compete with
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30 August 2018|
Response from Donald B | Reviewed this property |
We went to the show August 16, 2018. When we arrived people were already lining up 45 minutes ahead of time. They probably started letting us in about 20 minutes ahead of time. I thought I read somewhere that you should be... More
25 August 2018|
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Response from Donald B | Reviewed this property |
The senior ticket for my wife and I was 22.20 Canadian each, but I ordered them while still in the states. I already have my credit card statement and with the conversion they were only 17.27 U.S. Definitely worth it for the... More
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