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Santuario di Fatima

Travessa Joao Paulo II, Fatima 2495-409, Portugal
+351 249 539 600
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A visit of a lifetime

The journey took 2 days but in the end, only a feeling of calm and serene, a stronger faith and... read more

Reviewed today
Seeseej
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Manila
via mobile
Impressive

It seemed almost touristy, and with beggers on the steps it took away from the whole atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Teresa H
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Texada Island, Canada
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“inner peace” (2 reviews)
“virgin mary” (4 reviews)
“special place” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Travessa Joao Paulo II, Fatima 2495-409, Portugal
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+351 249 539 600
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"inner peace"
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"virgin mary"
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"sacred place"
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"candle light procession"
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"attend mass"
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"old church"
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"sanctuary"
in 16 reviews
"thousands"
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"pilgrims"
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"pilgrimage"
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Reviewed today via mobile

The journey took 2 days but in the end, only a feeling of calm and serene, a stronger faith and belief, a resolve to be better and a prayer for world peace.

Thank Seeseej
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It seemed almost touristy, and with beggers on the steps it took away from the whole atmosphere. It is however very clean, washrooms are easy to get to and a must do on any trip to Fatima. Just to see the actual tomb is very...More

Thank Teresa H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Santuario di Fatima is certainly worth going to see. The main shrine is very impressive and large and there are also many smaller chapels to visit. Every night there is a procession of lights. This involves a half an hour service (mass)in an open air...More

Thank DebVanHoek
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a simple church not too ornate and beautiful in its simplicity. The front of the church looks out over the huge plaza and there is a place for sermons there. The inside is mostly white stone which highlights color of the stained glass...More

Thank Don P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Your trip will be ruined if it is raining so make sure you bring a brollie. Ride a bus in Sete Rios station that is just beside the train station. If you are a senior just mention to the cashier and you get a discount....More

Thank Helde2014
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You do not need to be religious to experience the church. It's a beautiful and very spacious site. Don't miss seeing where they burn the candles out in the plaza. The wax when melted goes down a trough and made into more candles. Recycling at...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So blessed to have been able to be stand right under the Tree of the Apparition where Mary appeared to the young shepherds. A very spiritual and extremely holy place.

Thank MamaT23
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most important pilgrimage centres for Catholics around the world, the peace and tranquillity that fills your being has to be experienced. You cannot possibly miss this on a trip to Portugal. You could attend mass, take back Holy water, participate in a...More

Thank TwoMouthsFull
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is both beautiful and peaceful. We were not prepared for the vastness of the of the square in front of the Basilica which sometimes is filled with 300-500 thousand pilgrims on important religious days. The beautiful interior of the Basilica where the three...More

1  Thank showmemo61
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Knowing the story of the three shepherd children who saw an apparition of the Virgin Mary at Fatima, I was expecting a goat path into a meadow or field.Well, in 1917, that's about what it was. Today, there is a half size replica of the...More

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Trudallasite
April 4, 2018|
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Response from happy_in_paris_10 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the Sanctuary is open every day, as it is a place for pilgrimage. Please google the website to be certain.
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2018beenthere
March 31, 2018|
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Response from Annette O | Reviewed this property |
I can’t remember but usual times :- we went to 11.00am after breakfast:- Times very clear on notice boards and the hotel reception had all information or were happy to check for you: enjoy 😉
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Faraway63
September 19, 2017|
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Response from 239Solange239 | Reviewed this property |
I dont no know.
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