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Address: 1023 Swann Rd, Youngstown, NY 14174-9756
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Captivating and peaceful

Been coming here once a year from Toronto for the last 25 years with my family. Good way to go to mass with a flexible mass time before continuing onto Buffalo.. The gardens and... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2016
Chsr0066
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Been coming here once a year from Toronto for the last 25 years with my family. Good way to go to mass with a flexible mass time before continuing onto Buffalo.. The gardens and church rooftop are scenic and can occupy time as you wait for mass. The structure of the inside of the church is also outstanding. Gift shop... More 

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Rego Park, New York
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337 reviews
200 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is a captivating site with serene gardens and a beautiful setting. The sculpture garden contains over a hundred life-size sculptures of various saints and a huge rosary made of lights. The shrine itself is contained inside a dome-like structure. Everything is spotless, but the grounds needed weeding and some extra TLC. The visitor center has a large gift shop,... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This was an interesting church to visit but only if your driving by. I would not say this is a destination place.

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Thank Donald W
Buffalo, New York
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45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We went in December for the light display. It was beautiful. We had a great time. Well worth the trip! We have also gone in the summer and spring. The flowers and landscape are wonderful! If you are into birding, this is a great place to go!

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Thank CaliRae
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was disturbing to discover the shrine and the grounds to be so unkept. There is no charge to visit, but the shrine is in dire need of funding to bring it up to the standard we expected.

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Thank William Y
Buffalo, NY
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144 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Went here for mass and the shrine looked altogether unkept. Bagged garbage along side the cafeteria, dirty floors in the shrine, terrible acoustics for mass, grounds unkept. Not a great experience and we didn't linger. Read about renovations but didn't see any evidence other than soliciting funds.

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Thank Khootie
Wesley Chapel, Florida
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177 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This was a surprise visit to the Fatima Shrine. It is a beautiful shrine dedicated to Our Blessed Mother. However, we were surprised that the grounds and building appeared to be a little tired and in need of some loving care.

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Thank denmarfl
Lackawanna, New York
1 review
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Beautiful Shrine, the Statues of the Saints are wonderful and inspiring. However, in the vestibule before entering the church, prices are marked on each individual candle-(either 4 dollars or five dollars) to have the sale price marked on the individual candles is not necessary and is rather unpleasant-it would be better if the price was not marked on the candles

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Thank mikeceke
Youngstown, New York
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47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Our Lady of Fatima Shrine is beautiful and some what breath-taking from the top of the dome. There is a main shrine and two smaller chapels where you can light candles and say prayers. The store has reasonable religious items. I am not sure if all the items are blessed though. That you must ask when you purchase those items.... More 

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Thank Lefty1989
Watertown, Connecticut
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

It was nice to visit the shrine. Went up the dome to see the Fatima. The garden was beautifully kept. Candle was $4.00 US/ $5.00C. Easy to find using gps. Few minutes from the falls.

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