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Impressive upper-church dominating Lourdes

High above the sacred sites at Lourdes and the Grotto of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes is... read more

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Here for the first time, I am totally impressed about the big crown near th3 church with the cross... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

High above the sacred sites at Lourdes and the Grotto of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Lourdes is this basilica bearing the name the Blessed Virgin gave herself during the apparitions to St. Bernadette in 1857: the Immaculate Conception. (American citizens should take pride...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here for the first time, I am totally impressed about the big crown near th3 church with the cross. Air is magic

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MattR476
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This chapel is accessed by many steps from each side of the Basilica or avenues each side of the Basilica, there is a shrine to St. Bernadette on the right hand side, as you enter the chapel. Its a peaceful place but I have not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Luckily it was a quiet day for us so found it easy to walk around and take it all in. Well worth the walk up the steps. Beautiful architecture.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank craigbelper
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Visiting Massiabeille, it is a must that apart from going to spend time for Adoration at the Grotto of Our Lady, one has to go round the several Basilicas and churches surrounding the area which all have their different characteristics.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Anna Maria M
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Once one is there, one must make a visit to the Basilique of Immaculate Conception. Its nice and interesting

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emma S
Reviewed June 20, 2018

A quite remarkable piece of engineering. In effect, a cathedral the size of Wembley but all underground! Whatever your faith or indeed if you have none, this is an incredible place to visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank IainK_12
Reviewed June 14, 2018

This is the iconic upper church with the 3 spires that you see in many of the photos of the sanctuary. The most interesting thing about this church was that St. Bernadette visited the crypt before she died (it was the only part finished). It...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank davisellu
Reviewed June 7, 2018

I have never visited a basilica that size, just above the grotto, it cannot be missed. One of the popular places to visit. Incredible architectural style we have never seen before. Although it is a popular place with visitors from various parts of the world,once...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marie S
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Large Basilica built above the Grotto of Massabielle, Basilica Notre Dame du Rosarie and the Crypt. This is the imposing building you first notice when entering the Sanctuary of Lourdes. It can be accessed either via the street, ramps or stairs.

Date of experience: March 2018
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