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National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima

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Address: 1023 Swann Rd., Lewiston, NY
Phone Number: +1 716-754-7489
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Beautiful Shrine - Amazing Garden - a place of serenity

We have been going to this Shrine many many times. This is one of our favorite places to visit, not too far from Toronto, just a few minutes from the Canada/U.S. border through... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 5, 2016
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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Glad we picked up a brochure, as our GPS didn't work here--the lady at the book store said this is normal. I've been to a number of shrines, but I didn't feel anything special here. You can walk around, seeing many many statues (all with prominent plaques--so once again, as I've noted at other shrine sites, there's an obvious emphasis... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

We have been going to this Shrine many many times. This is one of our favorite places to visit, not too far from Toronto, just a few minutes from the Canada/U.S. border through the Lewiston bridge. The main church has a globe dome, i.e. when you are inside the church and look up, you can see the silhouette of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

A very special place that Christian and non-christians will find peaceful. The eclectic interior has lots of character. The statue garden brought me to tears. The souls are old there but it is full of life and love.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Found inside area to be just average. Found personal very helpful Found area outside to be very interesting Will attend confession and then mass Sitting outside now, enjoying the summer breeze and a touch or sun light. Statues or around. Walking thru the pathway was great. There is a noiseless are were water is the center pcs. Benches around the... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

What a beautiful park. There are 63 steps up to the Lady of Fatima statue but well worth the view! Lots of other beautiful statues throughout the park.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Lovely Shrine to visit. The church is large but for a peaceful place to pray the rosary, find the small, original chapel housed within the gift shop. Perfection. The grounds are calming and worth the walk. Drive from there to Devil's Gorge to appreciate the majesty down stream from Niagara Falls.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

This is located 15 minutes from the USA-Canada border. Don't forget to bring your passport with you. Opens 9am. There were sculpted saints around the water fountain. The image of the Fatima located at the top of the church is a must see.

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Corry, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

What a beautiful experience! The statues are amazing. We enjoyed a peaceful walk at our leisure. Would love to see again after dark and/or when the flowers are all in bloom. (A recent lack of rain left the lawns and plants burnt.)

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Not far from Niagara Falls NY. I it is just a lovely place to go and meditate, reflect and play. Nothing commercial about it ad it is not crowded...

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Edenton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

I'm giving a five for the efforts the father's have done in making this place what it is. I hope one day the receive the funds they need to make this place reach its full potential. Worth a visit.

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