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Stunning architecture

Luckily it was a quiet day for us so found it easy to walk around and take it all in. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Craig B
Belper, United Kingdom
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Once one is there, one must make a visit to the Basilique of Immaculate Conception. Its nice and... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Emma S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 30 August 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.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 24 August 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.

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Reviewed 5 August 2018

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

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 20 June 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.

Thank Iain K
Reviewed 15 June 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

Thank davisellu
Reviewed 7 June 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

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 10 April 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.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 26 January 2018

This is the Church right above the Grotto of Massabielle, inside the Sanctuary of Lourdes. Bernadette Soubirous informed that the Superior Spirit which appeared to her asked for a Chapel in the Grotto, in order to preserve and divulge Spirituality. Not only Bernadette did get...More

4  Thank MarAraga
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Above the Grotto which is so central to the Sanctuary of Lourdes raises the Church of Immaculate Conception, the church commemorating what happened here in 1858. It is an impressive building and although the Church underneath, the Basilica of the Rosary, may be larger and...More

1  Thank Oystein F
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