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National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Fatima

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1023 Swann Rd., Lewiston, NY
+1 716-754-7489
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Beautiful church with beautiful grounds. Nice to walk around. Peaceful. We spent about 40 minutes... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Veronica M
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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I visited only the modern balistica. There was no opportunity to visit the not so modern baslistica... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
Aurelia T
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1023 Swann Rd., Lewiston, NY
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful church with beautiful grounds. Nice to walk around. Peaceful. We spent about 40 minutes walking inside and out. Free activity but if course teens a little bored.

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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

I visited only the modern balistica. There was no opportunity to visit the not so modern baslistica as it was a heavy downpour. In the modern baslistica, there is a statue of Jesus. Behind it, there is a potray of a lamb. The reason why...More

Thank Aurelia T
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

The setting for the Shrine is lovely, but the area seems to be very neglected. Grass needed cutting, ponds need cleaning and pumps were not working. Overall area is not well kept. The Mother's Day breakfast was disorganized. Took long to receive our order and...More

Thank Tesla20
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Even though it is currently under renovations, the chapels for prayer and contemplation are beautiful. I was fortunate enough to attend Mass here. The main church needs work, but o e can’t help but be inspired by Our Lady’s presence. It was early spring so...More

Thank Lynn M
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

We had a wonderful time celebrating Our Lord with our bothers and sisters. After some quiet time we toured the Shrine and grounds. The weather was very good, so we stayed a while.

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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the self guided tour and welcomed the opportunity to learn more about the miracle at Fatima 100 years ago.

Thank Rip R
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

So I have been hearing about this shrine to Our Lady for many years now. I finally got an opportunity to see this for myself. I pulled up in the parking lot, and saw a big Knights of Columbus logo there. I am a Knight...More

Thank elcentro1
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

My wife and I visited this basilica during the three-day centenary celebrations of the Our Lady of Fatima apparitions and miracles. The basilica volunteers and staff are absolutely wonderful: friendly, cheerful people who live their faith. The view from the top of the dome is...More

Thank DrJeffKoloze
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Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Excellent place to visit and find peace! We were a bus load from Ontario Canada and found it very interesting and attractive The grounds are beautiful with waterfalls, pond, and water fountain Many statues of saints and special area to pray the rosary There is...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2017

you can have Confession before mass. visit the gift shop.which is amazing. also get something to eat at their Cafeteria.. walk the Beautiful grounds. the statues are also Beautiful, also you can climb the stairs to the Beautiful statue of our beloved lady.when you walk...More

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Emily L
July 18, 2017|
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Response from Jocelyn M | Reviewed this property |
Yes providing there is not a service. It is after all a church.
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Mary H
March 14, 2017|
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I don't believe it is.
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Lorraine O
January 25, 2017|
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Response from Jocelyn M | Reviewed this property |
There was no cost but I'm sure that they would accept donations. It is a very unique place.
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