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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The whole sanctuary is beautiful. This special little place is just beside Cathedral. The ceremony late at night worth it all. You pray the saint rosary in different languages and do a little walking around the main plaza after Holly Mary with candles light singing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Juan David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The reason one goes to Fatima is to be where Catholics believe that the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children in 1917. Fatima is dominated by an imposing central square, on either side of which are basilicas: the large, modern 8,600 seat Basilica...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Cyreese
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Here for the first time, I spent 30 minutes just to make a visit and pray to the chapel. Big emotions

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MattR476
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

It was a very interesting stop before going into the Sanctuary of Fatima. It was very moving to see the people going in on their knees then praying. I stayed just for a little bit because there were a lot of people that day. But...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jonaissy
Reviewed 24 August 2018

We were there at night (21h30: rosary, 22h15: candlelight procession). It was full of people coming from all around the world. Worth a stop when in Portugal.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rhéa N
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We spent time in Fatima on the way to Porto from Lisbon. The whole place was incredible. La Capela is a small building to the side of the church. There are services going on almost all the time. The story of the 3 children, where...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RRaposoMiami
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Services are held periodically during the day for the faithful to attend. They are held in a number of languages. Check the schedule if interested. The chapel itself is mostly outdoors, with some glass walls. In the center is a beautiful rustic chapel around which...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JohnRegoPark
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is a chapel built on the first aberrations of Mary that is believe to have occurred. Its a small chapel , the day I was here the festival was in progress so was crowded and mass going on continuously outside.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I'm not certain if visitors can actually enter the small chapel erected on the site where the Blessed Virgin Mary is believed to have appeared to the three young Portuguese shepherds, but this is a focal point of religious pilgrims to Fátima. Mass was being...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Eitleoir
Reviewed 21 April 2018

For some this is a moving religious experience. We watched a service in the chapel with quite a bit of song. We watched many people circle the chapel with candles to make offerings in a place behind the chapel were candles were burned completely. One...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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