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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
+351 249 539 600
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Came here last November 2018 with my friends and colleagues. It is a very nice and holy place. I hope i could come back there and bring my future family 😊

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SlyPrince
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michaelhouse69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank qiang73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank EJW3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful Shrine, the whole Fatima complex is breath-taking. Schedules for the services and gatherings are well posted.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank p26duque
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank c0verdale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was humbled to come here and see the scale of this shrine. Regardless of your religion,this place will be worth a visit!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JamesL1979
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank exglobalagent
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

It's a place you have to visit (catholic or not). We were here in Decembre and there were not lot of people here so we enjoyed it even more.

Date of experience: December 2018
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October 3, 2018|
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Response from Seeseej | Reviewed this property |
The mass lasts an hour.
July 24, 2018|
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Response from sotms | Reviewed this property |
not sure about organized trips, but if you have access to a car , it is 1.5 hrs drive.
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December 31, 2017|
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Response from larrystory44 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I would just Google the question and you will find the answer. It's worth a visit anytime of the year. Also visit Coimbra Portugal if you have a chance.