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Basilique Notre-Dame-du-Cap - Our Lady of the Cape Basilica - Trois-Rivières, Québec
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 46° 22.078 W 072° 29.931
18T E 692379 N 5137972
Quick Description: Les trois grandes portes d’entrée sont en bois franc et ont des motifs en métal constitués de carrés et de croix encastrés en avant. The three large entrance doors are made of hardwood and have metal square and cross patterns embedded on the front.
Location: Québec, Canada
Date Posted: 1/22/2019 12:28:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMZY9H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Jake39
Views: 6

Long Description:
La basilique Notre-Dame-du-Cap est un lieu de culte de tradition catholique édifié de 1954 à 1965. Le vaste bâtiment en pierre présente un plan octogonal prolongé par quatre bras de transept. Son toit pyramidal en cuivre est surmonté d'un clocher. La façade principale comporte un portail monumental inscrit dans un arc parabolique, tandis que les murs pignons des transepts sont percés d'une rosace et de fenêtres en mitre. L'édifice est flanqué de deux rampes d'accès terminées par des édicules et formant un passage couvert. Une sacristie rectangulaire est accolée au chevet. La basilique est implantée à proximité du fleuve Saint-Laurent sur un site comprenant plusieurs autres bâtiments religieux et divers aménagements paysagers. Elle constitue le coeur du sanctuaire marial de Notre-Dame-du-Cap dans le secteur Cap-de-la-Madeleine de la ville de Trois-Rivières.

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Translated from the above noted french text:

The Notre-Dame-du-Cap basilica is a place of worship of Catholic tradition built from 1954 to 1965. The vast stone building has an octagonal plan extended by four transept arms. Its copper pyramidal roof is surmounted by a steeple. The main facade has a monumental portal inscribed in a parabolic arch, while the transepts' gable walls are pierced with a rose window and miter windows. The building is flanked by two access ramps terminated by aids and forming a covered passageway. A rectangular sacristy is attached to the bedside. The basilica is located near the St. Lawrence River on a site comprising several other religious buildings and various landscaping. It is the heart of the Marian Shrine of Notre-Dame-du-Cap in the Cap-de-la-Madeleine sector of the city of Trois-Rivières.
Type of material of the door: Wood

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Gothic

Address or physical location:
626, rue Notre-Dame Est - 626 Notre-Dame Street East Trois-Rivières, Quebec


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