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huge underground basilica

This basilica is immense and can host 25000 pilgrims. It must be the largest church ìn Europe!!! It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ivano62
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Amazing place to see. Such modern look as it’s underground it’s like the size of a football... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Craig B
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Belper, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This basilica is immense and can host 25000 pilgrims. It must be the largest church ìn Europe!!! It is recommended to attend international Masses.

Thank Ivano62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place to see. Such modern look as it’s underground it’s like the size of a football stadium. There was a service going on when we visited and the acoustics were stunning. It feels like your walking into an underground car park but your not!...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

By far this was the mass where I have seen tens of thousands of people in!! Amazing our religion, isn't it!?

Thank Katrin Ann K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was at the Basilica nearly two hours before mass commenced so that we could have a good place. The International Mass took nearly two whole hours. It was packed with pilgrims and sick people, however, the serenity, joyful singing and participation of the congregation from...More

Thank Anna Maria M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve visited here many times and always find it very moving. Each day at 5pm there is mass for the sick. All the sick people are brought in here on beds and in wheelchairs. It is always very special. Around the inside are pictures of...More

Thank TessO2014
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I never knew there was an underground church in this day and age. This is one massive, impressive building. We and several hundred faithful were there for the blessing of the sick and Adoration. Wonderful experience - one I will not forget.

Thank Diane J
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This Basilique is really big able to embrace all different nations that visit Lourdes What impresses me is tha amount of images of Saints that are exposed to the visitors. The pictures are really big and show their real life. The variation of Saints is...More

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Brilliant venue that can host thousands of people. I love the mosaics and broken glass arts on the walls and the images of Saints and Holy People. Worth a visit whilst in Lourdes!

Thank JOMARE O
Reviewed 22 July 2018

impressive building, but its a bit dark and not inviting. Accoustics are horrible,. we were there for mass and couldn`t understand a thing

Thank dutchietraveler
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The purpose of the underground basilica is to accommodate the vast crowds when the weather is too hot or stormy to permit services outdoors. It is very stark and simple in style but effective when filled with pilgrims.

Thank MonsDenis
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