Lourdes

Lourdes is a large town in the French . It is a global centre of Marian pilgrimage, receiving hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Many Catholics believe that the Virgin Mary, the Mother of God, appeared 18 times at the Grotto to a young girl, Saint Bernadette Soubirous.

Landmarks in the Area

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes or the Domain is an area of ground surrounding the Catholic shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes in the town of , France.

The château fort de Lourdes is a historic castle located in in the département of France.

The Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica within the in .

The Basilica of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, known widely as the "Upper Church", is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica within the in .

The Basilica of Saint Pius X, informally known as the Underground Basilica, is a large Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, located in the town of , .

Localities in the Area

Adé is a commune in the department in southwestern .

Poueyferré is a commune in the department in south-western .

Bartrès is a commune in the department in southwestern France.

Aspin-en-Lavedan is a commune in the department in southwestern .

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