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BASILIQUE NOTRE DAME DU ROSAIRE

Historical sites and monuments, Basilica, Romanesque in Lourdes
  • Closely linked to the vast architectural composition of the Sanctuaries of Lourdes.
    This is the element that is essential to its image with, in particular, the two large elliptical ramps embracing the square.
    Built in the Romano-Byzantine style, the Basilica of the Rosary, a huge Greek cross measuring 2 000 m2, was designed to be the pedestal of the Basilica of the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, which stands above the Grotto.
    This is a monument of very great interest because of the Venetian mosaic...
    Closely linked to the vast architectural composition of the Sanctuaries of Lourdes.
    This is the element that is essential to its image with, in particular, the two large elliptical ramps embracing the square.
    Built in the Romano-Byzantine style, the Basilica of the Rosary, a huge Greek cross measuring 2 000 m2, was designed to be the pedestal of the Basilica of the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, which stands above the Grotto.
    This is a monument of very great interest because of the Venetian mosaic decorations covering a surface area of 2000m2

    It is decorated with 39 paintings depicting various saints and blessed people, and also by 52 gemmaux.
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    • In town  :  Sanctuaires