Gothic Architecture in Canada

Gothic-style architecture is an architectural style that’s been around since the 12th century! Because of its long history and periods of popularity, there are many offshoots of Gothic architecture that have emerged. Such as, Gothic Revival, Victorian Gothic, English Gothic, Carpenter Gothic, and Neo-Gothic, just to name a few. Below is a collection of historic sites that share characteristics of Gothic architecture and are prime examples of its various iterations.


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Aurora, Ontario to Saint Andrews, Manitoba

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Victoria, British Columbia to 4 places
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Shelburne, Nova Scotia to Fredericton, New Brunswick 40 places
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