Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Fatima

(4.5/5 based on 2,800+ reviews on the web)
Spiritual travelers and history fans come to Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, where it is believed the first of six apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Portugal occurred. This church, along with a grouping of Roman Catholic structures at the same site, serve as a national monument and sanctuary for religious pilgrimages. The basilica honors the recorded sightings in 1916 of an angel believed to be the Virgin Mary. Join the many others who come to this site because of its spiritual presence, historical curiosities, and architectural intrigue. You can go inside the church to see the carillon of 62 bells and stained-glass windows depicting the events of the Marian apparitions at Fátima. Use our Fatima tour planner to add Basilica of Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and other attractions to your Fatima vacation plans.
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  • It's not a fancy place. It's a place of introspection and prayer. The Basilica is simple, not too big. The churchyard, where there are the events and the new Basilica, Yes, they're very large. There are the tombs of 3 children who witnessed the apparition of the Virgin. Is all you have to visit in Fatima. The city ends there. Reserve a few hours and go to the next destination.
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  • The soothing space, peace of mind. The surrounding space has restoration. Has wheelchair access. Has adapted WC.
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  • Magical, fascinating place with history and with a lot of faith and tradition, the story of secrets enchants.
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  • This is a Pilgrimage site for Roman Catholics. But it is well worth a visit - it's scale and ambitious are simply breathtaking. That's it. All I'm going to say. Entry was free when I was there. So was parking. So was toilet. Everything spotless.
  • for Catholics, a great place to visit... celebration of the holy mass is done in different languages... the whole place got wheelchair access... for non-Catholics, it is a great place to appreciate architecture and history of the apparition of our Lady... one does not need to be a believer to say that the place is a magnificent and special..there are loads of shops and restaurants around that is walking distance...
  • When u see people kneeling n going to our lady of Fatima you realize how little is your faith compared to theirs
  • A beautiful place to go to if you are Catholic and even if you are not. The design of the sanctuary is really good and you can learn there a little bit of Catholic history.
  • A beautiful sanctuary, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary with the tombs of Lucia, Jacinda & Francisco is lovely.