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Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto

| A1k, Flatrock, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Beauty and touching

Built on a cliff in Flatrock, this attraction is stunning by its beauty and significance. Pleased... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SandraPhil2017
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Pouch Cove, Canada
Little piece of France in Canada

Our visit to the grotto was not a disappointment. It is beautiful, spiritual, and very well worth... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Louanne C
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Ottawa, Canada
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1 week ago
“Beauty and touching”
2 May 2018
“Little piece of France in Canada”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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| A1k, Flatrock, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Built on a cliff in Flatrock, this attraction is stunning by its beauty and significance. Pleased to have seen this site

Thank SandraPhil2017
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Our visit to the grotto was not a disappointment. It is beautiful, spiritual, and very well worth the visit to this picturesque spot at Flatrock. We arrived just before sunset so the light was amazing, beautiful outdoor stations of the cross as well as the...More

Thank Louanne C
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Not being Catholic or even religious I wasn't sure if this would be our thing, but we stopped anyway. It's tastefully done and peaceful and then we visited the nearby modern church which is worth a look.

Thank Julie P
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Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The grotto is a must stop for a moment of prayer and reflection overlooking Newfoundland's beauty. It is an impressive grotto carved into the rock where one can pray the stations of the cross or take a moment to pray where St. John Paul II...More

Thank Rosebud93
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We went here during Spring and there was still snow on the ground. A good pilgrimage area for Catholics who visit St Johns.

Thank betty l
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

If you're Catholic and a fan of Pope John Paul II, this place is a must-visit. He visited the grotto as part of his Canada trip in the 80s. It is not as grandiose as other Catholic grottos elsewhere in the world but I guess...More

Thank gboi77
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

This is a beautiful Grotto fashioned after the one in Lourdes, France. It is the largest grotto of its kind east of Montreal. It is located in Flatrock in a rock wall beside St. Michael Catholic Church. The grotto overlooks a scenic cove. This is...More

Thank Jzjsolo
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Reviewed 14 September 2015

This is a beautiful grotto located in a rock wall beside St. Michael Cattholic Church in Flatrock, Nfld. The grotto overlooks a scenic cove on the coast. It is a tribute to the Catholic faith in this community. The grotto is fashioned after Lourdes and...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2015

After a pilgrimage to Lourdes (France) in 1954, Reverend Sullivan decided to construct a shrine for the madonna at Flatrock and dedicate it to ‚Our Lady of Lourdes‘. Thanks to the support of his parishioners, within four years the chosen area was turned into a...More

Thank Wandererduo
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