Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes, Lourdes

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Surrounding the Catholic Grotto, Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes is a pilgrimage destination, especially for the sick. Also known as the Domain, the area serves several functions, including devotional activities, offices, and accommodations for sick pilgrims and their helpers. The Domain’s 51 hectares (126 acres) include the Grotto itself, nearby faucets that dispense the water of Lourdes, reputed for its miraculous healing power, and the offices of the Lourdes Medical Bureau. The Domain offers 22 separate places of worship, including a number of churches and basilicas. For Sanctuaires Notre-Dame de Lourdes and beyond, use our Lourdes day trip planning website to get the most from your Lourdes vacation.
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  • Sanctuaire Notre Dame de Lourdes is the most important religious place in this well known city, in the South of France. The Sanctuari was built in the 20th Century to remember the Apparition of the...  more »
  • Built above the grotto this is a most impressive church. Resplendent in its decor one cannot visit without being in awe of its splendor. The center of all the religious sites it is a must visit site.  more »
  • It was amazing to see so many sick pilgrims there seeking the miraculous healing from Lourdes Water. The evening Candle Light Procession was a thrilling event to participate or watch indeed. I have got a few photos here..
  • A place full of good energy where your prayer makes sense. This is the place where in 1858 the Virgin Mary, mother fo Jesus, revealed herself to Bernadette, a little 14y old girl, as the Immaculate Conception. Until today you can feel the presence of Jesus, heaven, blessing, Holy Spirit - however you name it: God is here. Come, experience and take God home in your heart! Make your personal conversion.
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