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This national shrine is the site where three young peasant shepherds spied a "lady brighter than the sun," which was, many believe, the first of six apparitions of the Virgin Mary in this region of Portugal.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Rua de Rainha Santa Isabel 26, Fatima 2495-424, Portugal
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A very spiritual place. Lots of different chapels set in beautiful place. Services all day. Easy place to be in. Few rules. We are just left to enjoy it in any way we want. Gets very busy in summer. Go early to get space. Best...More
After a trip to Batalha, my husband and I went next to Fatima. As a Catholic, I know the story of the Miracle of Fatima, and I had wanted to visit for a special spiritual intention.
The first impression I got was concrete, concrete space,...More
This is a place where group of Catholic religious buildings and structures are built around the site where three little shepherd children reported having received the famous apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1917.
A spiritual site for Catholic but for non-catholic like me,...More
The Shrine is a very large and impressive compound with an immense outdoor area that can hold tens of thousands of people for special events. It features several Churches and Holy Sites including the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary, the Chapel of the...More
A group of Catholic religious buildings and structures built around the site where three little shepherd children reported having received the famous apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1917.
The Chapel of the Apparitions constructed in the 1920s to mark the exact location of...More
Visited it in a heatwave was 39c on the car temp, seen people from all over the world, and for them it was a very moving place, its very grande and the story or miracle is an interesting one, you need to be open minded...More