Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Fatima

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Spiritual travelers and history fans come to Basilica de 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. Make Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima a centerpiece of your Fatima vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Fatima road trip planning tool.
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  • I was completely surprised by the size of this religious complex and the number of devoted followers. Regardless of your faith, it's worth a visit to this religious site to learn the story of the... 
    I was completely surprised by the size of this religious complex and the number of devoted followers. Regardless of your faith, it's worth a visit to this religious site to learn the story of the...  more »
  • Fátima is a central Portuguese town that's home to the Sanctuary of Fátima, a Catholic pilgrimage site. The Capelinha das Aparições marks the spot where the Virgin Mary allegedly appeared in 1917... 
    Fátima is a central Portuguese town that's home to the Sanctuary of Fátima, a Catholic pilgrimage site. The Capelinha das Aparições marks the spot where the Virgin Mary allegedly appeared in 1917...  more »
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  • It has been my great privilege to visit Fatima and bring others there on four different occasions. Mary, the Mother of God cares for all of her children. She is the answer. The rosary is her weapon, and in the end her Immaculate Heart will triumph. Choose her way to God now as it is getting very near the time of God’s Justice being manifested. Her singular desire is to bring us to her Son, Our Lord and God, Jesus Christ. Ave Maria.
  • Vast walking space. Water spring fresh underground. Replenish your empty water bittles. Coolest church indoor ..alms colkected electronically at all entrance doors. You feel tranquility while you are.inside church. Feel coolness of your being. Very peaceful vibes.

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