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Sanctuaire Sainte Therese

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Address: 31 rue du Carmel, 62095 Lisieux, France
Phone Number: 02 31 48 55 00
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Magnificent

If there is only one place to visit in Lisieux, this is it. Magnificent basilica, built in honour of Ste Therese. The inside is absolutely beautiful, you can also walk all around... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If there is only one place to visit in Lisieux, this is it. Magnificent basilica, built in honour of Ste Therese. The inside is absolutely beautiful, you can also walk all around. The view from there is magnificent too. Well worth a visit.

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Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The basillica is a must.This is such a magnificent place which you wouldn't expect in such a small town.It is not old in the grand scheme of things but the mosaics and stained windows are beautiful.The approach up the great wide steps makes for a grand entrance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Basilica is a beautiful building from the outside and inside is very ornate. Reading about St Therese and her amazing faith is quite moving. Would recommend a visit.

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Higham, Suffolk, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We popped in the basilica en route from La Havre to western Normandy. Luckily, we knew the story of St Therese, and we were compelled to visit this site to see her resting place and relic. The basilica fills you with awe as soon as you see it on the horizon; the mosaics and expanse within the basilica captivate you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I made the trip out from Paris to Lisieux. How I wish I stayed overnight. I saw the church from the train - I had no idea that it would be so grand. It was easy to find my way there and the streets are marked with paint to lead you to all places that are Ste Therese. I went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We first saw the Basilica from the train and were awestruck at the dome......but it was even more amazing up close! The mosaics inside both the Church and Crypt are breathtaking! Very well maintained......beautiful side altars......a separate bell tower......and you must light a candle and say a prayer. A more modern sacristy for prayer on the left side. We would... More 

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Melissa, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Although the city of Lisieux changed after 31 years, the Cathedrale is ancient and lovely. In the evenings, the lights and the evening sky are breath-taking.

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Tura, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

When I first visited this sanctuary, I found it quite, calm and pleasant, meaning I felt the presence of God in this sanctuary. Lovely place where we say to St. Teresa our petitions and needs. The location is good and lovely.

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St. Asaph, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A beautiful place, really . We were only there a short while but I'd love to go back. Very simple 20s/ 30s style decor with elements of grandeur.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Well worth climbing the steep hill and mounting all the steps. A wonder of architecture with panoramic views over the whole area.

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Address: Address: 31 rue du Carmel, 62095 Lisieux, France
Phone Number: 02 31 48 55 00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Normandy  >  Basse-Normandie  >  Calvados  >  Lisieux

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