Underground Basilica of St. Pious X
esplanade du Rosaire, 65100 Lourdes Driving directions
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20,000 pilgrims can fit into this enormous basilica, consecrated in 1958 for the centenary of the apparitions and built beneath the esplanade of the Rosaire at Lourdes. The nave is 201m/659ft long and 81m/266ft wide. The surface area of the sanctuary, one of the largest in the world, is 12,000m2/13,123yds²

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