Basilica of the Rose Garden and Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, or Upper Basilica

Inaugaurated in 1889, the Neo-Byzantine Basilica of the Rose Garden occupies the bottom level of the Domaine de la Grotte. It has the capacity to hold 2,000 pilgrims. The crypt on the middle level was opened in 1866 in the presence of Bernadette. The neo-Gothic Upper Basilica was opened in 1871 and contains 21 altars. The miraculous cave where the apparitions occurred is located under the basilica, along the gave (stream).

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esplanade du Rosaire

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Rosaire Esplanade
Rosaire Esplanade
The two lanes used for processions
15 minutes
Espace Ste-Bernadette
Espace Ste-Bernadette
Two bridges lead to the meadow on the
15 minutes
Underground Basilica of St. Pious X
Underground Basilica of St. Pious X
20,000 can fit into this enormous
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Sainte-Bernadette Museum
Sainte-Bernadette Museum
On the ground floor is the Sainte
Way of the Cross
Way of the Cross
Bordered by 14 religious stations
Massabielle Grotto
Massabielle Grotto
The grotto where the apparitions
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Rosaire Esplanade
Rosaire Esplanade
The two lanes used for processions
15 minutes
Espace Ste-Bernadette
Espace Ste-Bernadette
Two bridges lead to the meadow on the
15 minutes
Underground Basilica of St. Pious X
Underground Basilica of St. Pious X
20,000 can fit into this enormous
15 minutes
See all

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Espace Ste-Bernadette
Espace Ste-Bernadette
Two bridges lead to the meadow on the
15 minutes
Underground Basilica of St. Pious X
Underground Basilica of St. Pious X
20,000 can fit into this enormous
15 minutes
Sainte-Bernadette Museum
Sainte-Bernadette Museum
On the ground floor is the Sainte
See all