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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

It was a very interesting stop before going into the Sanctuary of Fatima. It was very moving to see the people going in on their knees then praying. I stayed just for a little bit because there were a lot of people that day. But...More

Thank Jonaissy S
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We were there at night (21h30: rosary, 22h15: candlelight procession). It was full of people coming from all around the world. Worth a stop when in Portugal.

1  Thank Rhéa N
Reviewed July 19, 2018

We spent time in Fatima on the way to Porto from Lisbon. The whole place was incredible. La Capela is a small building to the side of the church. There are services going on almost all the time. The story of the 3 children, where...More

Thank rraposo2
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Services are held periodically during the day for the faithful to attend. They are held in a number of languages. Check the schedule if interested. The chapel itself is mostly outdoors, with some glass walls. In the center is a beautiful rustic chapel around which...More

Thank JohnRegoPark
Reviewed May 29, 2018

This is a chapel built on the first aberrations of Mary that is believe to have occurred. Its a small chapel , the day I was here the festival was in progress so was crowded and mass going on continuously outside.

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

I'm not certain if visitors can actually enter the small chapel erected on the site where the Blessed Virgin Mary is believed to have appeared to the three young Portuguese shepherds, but this is a focal point of religious pilgrims to Fátima. Mass was being...More

1  Thank Eitleoir
Reviewed April 21, 2018

For some this is a moving religious experience. We watched a service in the chapel with quite a bit of song. We watched many people circle the chapel with candles to make offerings in a place behind the chapel were candles were burned completely. One...More

Thank Don P
Reviewed April 15, 2018

I am not but I found the whole idea of the miracle, etc. interesting and to see the sights that are related to the story was thought provoking. There was a service ongoing while I was there so could not get too close.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed November 5, 2017

it's one of the small chapels in fatima. you can have a mass for your group that should be booked in advance

Thank CecP107
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Capela Das Aparicoes is a very well designed structure in the place where supposedly the Virgin appeared to the three children. There is a staue of the Virgin, and this place worth a visit to have a moment to think and pray.

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