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“Not That Impressive”

St Michael's Cathedral Basilica
Ranked #106 of 529 things to do in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: TEMPORARY CLOSED FOR RENOVATION This beautiful gothic-style cathedral is one of the city's most prominent landmarks.
Reviewed 24 August 2013 via mobile

Seems OK, but not that big and not that impressive. Some renovation work was happening while there. Go if you are running out of things to do, otherwise, skip it.

1  Thank Jasonjk2011
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Reviewed 2 July 2013

I am a Catholic so I am going to be biased.

I went to visit on a Sunday morning, and there happened to be a Sunday mass scheduled, so I went to the mass, and then lingered a bit longer to take picture. The cathedral is built in Gothic revival style, with very elaborate decorations and tapestry on the ceiling, and multiple stained glass windows. The ones behind the Sanctuary is mind-blowing!

There are 2 small chapels, one on each side. Also, there is another stained glass window behind the choir terrace upstairs facing the Sanctuary.

Please be respectful when visiting, and it is definitely worth visiting. It is also close to Eaton Center, so you can park the car there, walk 2 blocks to visit the cathedral, then shop till you drop at Eaton Center.

1  Thank r0m8470
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Reviewed 5 June 2013

Beautiful stain-glass and alter. For church lovers, get your camera ready.
The architecture is amazing and so is the atmosphere inside.

Thank denisf255
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Reviewed 2 June 2013

Architecture is breath taking! Its worth a walk around the entire Cathedral, the detail is amazing. Reading up on the history makes it much better :)

Thank EasyOneAG
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Reviewed 28 April 2013

Went here for East Sunday mass. A beautiful church and the senior boys choir was wonderful. Get there early for a seat!

Thank heldo99
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