Underground Basilica of St. Pious X

20,000 can fit into this enormous basilica under the esplanade, built in 1958 for the centenary of the apparition. The nave is 201m long and 81m wide. The surface area of the sanctuary, one of the largest in France, is 12,000m2.

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esplanade du Rosaire

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