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National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima

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Address: 1023 Swann Rd., Lewiston, NY
Phone Number: 716-754-7489
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A must visit

Sorry for the late review but I just remembered that I had not written about the beautiful Shrine that we visited in November 2012. Some of our friends had recommended this place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Sophia F
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Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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Brampton, Ontario, Canada
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Sorry for the late review but I just remembered that I had not written about the beautiful Shrine that we visited in November 2012. Some of our friends had recommended this place to us it was truly a beautiful experience. As soon as you park (free parking) and start walking around you can feel how calm, peaceful and serene the... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Came from the Canada border and made a stop to this beautiful church. Was able to get there on time for the mass. The place is so peaceful and green. If you have more time, take a stroll around the area. The chapel inside where you can write your intentions is a nice and very serene. There's also a gift... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Nice little break from the hustle of the city and shopping. Was very peaceful. Lots of grounds to walk around

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Lewiston, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The main Basilica is constructed as a dome with glass covering that has the continents of the world on it with blue for the oceans. You can walk to the top of the main Dome Chapel as it is called (85 stairs) for a panoramic view of the park-like grounds. There is a heart shaped Rosary Pool with lights forming... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My first visit to the Basilica was during the Christmas season. My suggestion is to visit the small Village of Lewiston for dinner and then take a ride to this quietly spiritual shrine. The Christmas lights add to the visual beauty of the holiday. From the top of the shrine, you can view the grounds in all their splendor. The... More 

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48 reviews 48 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This shrine is breathtaking from atop the basilica building. Looking down over the grounds you can see the statues form a rosary. You really feel like you can touch heaven. The inside of the Basilica is beautiful, especially the small side chapels. Take the time to light a candle for a special attention. There is also a large store on... More 

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Moline, Illinois
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42 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Couldn't find this place whatsoever and it did not generate an accurate location on my 2014 map on my GPS. I do not see all the statues listed under this posting. There were NO SIGNS to go to this place. How did people find the location of this PARK?! It takes $2 dollars from Buffalo areas to that place. So... More 

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Buffalo, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

It is so beautiful, quiet, I just love it there many things to see and learn. Read a book, the reflection pond is the best ever and the rosary is around the pond. You can go to the top and see forever.

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Rochester, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is a must see if you are in Lewiston/Youngstown. It is truly breathtaking and you can walk up to the top of the buildng overlooking all of the statues. Very cool!

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Van Buren, Arkansas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My wife and I visited the grounds and took part in the 4pm Mass. It's sad to see the place in need of so much repair. I hope those repairs are done, timely. This place is so beautiful and deserving. It is a must see...

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