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Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes

Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes

Santuario de Nuestra Señora de Lourdes

Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes (Lourdes) – a major pilgrimage destination for devout Catholics, this site is open all year round, 24 hours a day – and admission is free. Major sites within the Sanctuary include Saint Pie X Basilica, Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Sainte Bernadette Church, Basilique Notre-Dame du Rosaire, The Crypt, Baths, and Grotto of Massabielle. The main attraction to this Sanctuary is its reputation for generating miracle cures for various ailments. Because of this, it is perhaps the second-most frequented international destination for members of the Catholic Church after the Vatican itself.