Montreal is the largest city in the province of Quebec, Canada and it is the second largest city in the country after Toronto. It is also the second largest french speaking city in the world after Paris in France. Montreal was called "Canada's Cultural Capital" by Monocle and recently was named a UNESCO City of Design.
Cathédrale Marie-Reine-du-Monde in Montreal, Quebec is the third largest church in the province and it is also the seat of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Montreal. On May 14, 2006, the cathedral was named a National Historic Site of Canada.
The massive dome cast an interesting shadow on the roof of the basilica one late afternoon. The light was soft and golden reflecting on the copper colour.