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Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe

8300 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821
+1 407-239-6600
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Lovely and serene!

Beautiful grounds especially the Rosary Garden....we attended a quick Friday mass and perused the... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2015
Amber H
Poplar Grove, Illinois
beautiful shrine

The church is beautiful,love going there for sunday mass.The grounds are immaculate.There are no... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2015
Stanley K
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Built by tourists, for tourists, this Roman Catholic Church was built in the 1980's to accommodate the 30+ million visitors to the Central Florida attractions yearly. The Basilica is not a regular parish church, but a tourist ministry that sits on 17 acres and offers a Rosary Garden, multiple Chapels, Museum, Pilgrimage Center, Gift Shop, bronze statues, oil paintings and art from the 16th century as well as amazing stained glass including a Rose window, Universe window, Rosary windows and The Magnificat windows.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful church” (186 reviews)
“attend mass” (86 reviews)
“gift shop” (175 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
8300 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL 32821
+1 407-239-6600
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Reviewed 27 May 2015

Beautiful grounds especially the Rosary Garden....we attended a quick Friday mass and perused the museum and the gift shop. There was a lovely lady named Mary who greeted us in the church and offered lots of history and information. Wonderful stop during our vacation.

3  Thank Amber H
Reviewed 27 May 2015

The church is beautiful,love going there for sunday mass.The grounds are immaculate.There are no dislikes.

3  Thank Stanley K
Reviewed 27 May 2015

This is an awesome church if you are in the area on vacation or spending the day in the area. The church offers reconciliation for many hours during the day, weekdays is wonderful as many parishes these days offer just a weekend reconciliation right before...More

1  Thank 320susane
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Excellent selection of religious articles. Also includes a nice selection of Lladro and Waterford crystal. A large selection of Irish goods are also available.

2  Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Went to mass here (before it was a basilica, it was a tiny little church - of which we called "our lady of the highway"... but as they had to accommodate more visitors the basilica was built. Just beautiful and appreciate not having to stand...More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 22 May 2015

My wife and I were here for Sunday mass and it was a delightful service and an even more beautiful church! The grounds are amazing and very well kept. I struggle rating this as an "attraction" but it was definitely a place my wife and...More

Thank Zach J
Reviewed 20 May 2015

This Church was originally built for vacationers who did not want to miss Sunday worship. This is not a modern style church but one that is very ornate with stained glass windows and towering pillars. I was there on Mothers Day and the altar had...More

Thank RedKia20
Reviewed 20 May 2015

The campus of the Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe is well laid out and easy to visit in a manner that allows contemplation and inspiration of one's soul. The prayer rosary garden is one of the most peaceful and...More

1  Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 20 May 2015

We were so fortunately as to stay at Clarion Lake Buena Vista and been able to plan a shopping day at Premium Outlet, that is next door to this gorgeous Basilica. It was Good Friday and we stayed for the duration of the Viacrucis. A...More

Thank Sil01
Reviewed 20 May 2015

10,000 Mothers Day Roses were spectacular. The Choir was excellent and inspiring. The Mass was a great religious experience.

1  Thank carl2468
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Response from Kennedy P | Reviewed this property |
I used Uber n it was excellent. Around 20 minutes without traffic There is Saturday 6PM evening mass.(valid as Sunday mass)
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10 June 2017|
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I have always had a car to drive. But I am intrigued by your question and admire your dedication to attending Mass while there. I googled "does Uber provide service at Disney World" and found several articles on the... More
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Response from Gerald R | Reviewed this property |
Basilica Hours Monday through Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Holy Mass (Mon. thru Fri. - 8.00 a.m. and 12.05 p.m.; Sat. - 8.00 a.m. & Vigil 6.00 p.m.) (Sunday - 7.30 a.m.; 9.30... More