Montreal is famous for its colorful religious communities and the profusion of places to worship. Montreal boasts some of the world’s most breathtaking church architectures that have beautiful interior decorations. Here is a list of the best 10 churches in Montreal that must be seen:
- Notre Dame de Bon Secours Chapel
Founded in 1655, the Notre Dame de Bon Secours chapel is one of the oldest churches of Montreal. Although it was rebuilt in 1977, little implementations were made to the glorious architecture and interior of this magnificent church.
- Saint Patrick’s Basillica
Considered as one of the best churches of Montreal, the Saint Patrick’s Basilica has its original interior preserved with the oldest history connected to it.
- Saint Josephs Oratory
St. Joseph’s Oratory is the largest church in Canada, and is famous also for being constructed in a Renaissance architectural style. The building leaves visitors in awe with the beautiful interior and large dome.
4. Church of the Gesù
Church of Gesù was built in 1865, and is famous for being the only baroque church in Montreal. It is richly decorated and there has barely been any renovation made in this church.
- Basilique Notre Dame of Montreal
Constructed by James O’Donnell in 1843, the church is one of the most richest and famous church of Montreal.
- Church of La Visitation-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie
Being the oldest church of Montreal, this church was built in 1752. Although it is not as massive as the other churches of Montreal, this church has a striking interior with a gorgeous green and gold ceiling.
- Notre Dame Basilica of Montreal
Set at the edge of Old Montreal, the Notre Dame Basilica has a Gothic Revival, and is the city’s top attraction. Constructed in 1824, the church has an ostentatious decor.
- Saint George’s Angelican Church
Founded in 1843, and located in at the Windsor Station of Montreal, this church is unlike any other Angelican church. Colored in different colors within, the church is famous for being the most colorful church of Montreal
- Church of Saint John the Evangelist
Also known as the red roof church, this church is valued for its unique interior. The stone and wood carvings in this church are a must-see for all visitors.
- Church of La Visitaion-de-la-Bienheureuse-Vierge-Marie
To feel the 18th century Montreal visit this church. It speaks history and architectural beauty like none other.