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Address: Seroe Preto, San Nicolas, Aruba | Black Hill, Oranjestad, Aruba
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Found only by accident on a road trip Worth a short visit and to take pictures If religious time for quiet reflection and prayer Wouldn't go out of way to find as would be... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
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Nottingham
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13 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Found only by accident on a road trip Worth a short visit and to take pictures If religious time for quiet reflection and prayer Wouldn't go out of way to find as would be disappointed

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North Reading, MA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We went there on a tour and it would mean something to a Catholic. There were statues and I am sure it means something very deeply to a religious person

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Kenner, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This seems to have been made as a memorial type of grotto, and there were no special sightings or miracles claimed at this location. Since the island is 80 percent Roman Catholic, this is a significant spot for worshipers.

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Minneapolis
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We saw it on the map but unintentionally ended up there. Kitchy but earnest religious statues are tucked in the grotto. There are a few photos of children in need of prayers. There are no signs to tell you about it.

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Katonah, NY
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is a place of significance to Arubians where a Catholic Mass is performed every year on February 11th. The shrine is build into the rocks on a drive northeast of San Nicolas located in Sero Preto. The Mass is preceeded by a procession that leaves from the St Theresita Church in San Nicolas. There is roadside parking as the... More 

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Baltimore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The Lourdes Grotto is well preserved and well kept for its time. So reverend….I felt so at peace inside when we stopped to check it out from our bus tour.

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Astoria, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This is one of my favorite places to visit while in Aruba. Nestled on the side of the road you will find Lourdes Grotto, an altar build in the stone wall. The stone statues are beautiful. There is a sense of peace and stillness at the grotto to breathe in and enjoy.

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Suffield, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had gone to baby beach and on the way home we took a little side trip to check out the Grotto. The Grotto was built with in a cave and is set up for mass and pilgrimages. We walked around and took some pictures. there was another cave and alter set-up across the road. There was no one there... More 

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The Lourdes Grotto is a nice place to stop and take a couple of pictures and then continue your way. It's built in a stone wall and you can see and access it directly from the road. If you take the drive don't blink or you might miss it :-)

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The area has been allowed to deteriorate.There was trash as well has old Christmas lights laying around

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Address: Address: Seroe Preto, San Nicolas, Aruba | Black Hill, Oranjestad, Aruba
Location: Caribbean  >  Aruba  >  Oranjestad

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