Easter in Montréal - 2010

by Scott Clarkson April. 04, 2010 1423 views

A walk around Old Montreal on Easter Sunday, including inside Basilica Notre Dame. Using the Leica M9 again.

From Wikipedia:

Notre-Dame Basilica (French: Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal) is a basilica in the historic district of Old Montreal, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The church is located at 110 Notre-Dame Street West, at the corner of Saint Sulpice Street. It is located next to the Saint-Sulpice Seminary and faces the Place d'Armes square.

The church's Gothic Revival architecture is among the most dramatic in the world; its interior is grand and colourful, its ceiling is coloured deep blue and decorated with golden stars, and the rest of the sanctuary is a polychrome of blues, azures, reds, purples, silver, and gold. It is filled with hundreds of intricate wooden carvings and several religious statues. Unusual for a church, the stained glass windows along the walls of the sanctuary do not depict biblical scenes, but rather scenes from the religious history of Montreal. It also has a Casavant Frères pipe organ, which comprises four keyboards, 97 stops, almost 7000 individual pipes and a pedal board.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Notre-Dame_Basilica_%28Montreal%29 [en.wikipedia.org]

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Pandka 11 years, 1 month ago

Fantastic set!

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Fali 11 years, 2 months ago

pictures inside the church are absolutely beautiful!

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Darlene Foster 11 years, 2 months ago

Nice post for the day!

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