List of Christian pilgrimage sites

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This is a list of sites notable as destinations of Christian pilgrimage, sorted by region and by (modern) country.

Old World[edit]

Holy Land[edit]

Further information: Holy Land and Jerusalem in Christianity

Sites associated with the gospel narrative in Israel and Jordan.

Israel[edit]

The Holy Land, location of many events in the Old Testament and New Testament:

Jordan[edit]

There are five official Christian pilgrimage sites in Jordan certified by the Holy See.[1]

Western Christianity[edit]

Sites associated with Western Christianity (Roman Catholicism, including sites now in Protestant parts of Europe).

Austria[edit]

  • Mariazell. Marian Shrine to Austria and Hungary

Belgium[edit]

  • Banneux - Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1933 [1]
  • Beauraing - Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1932 [2].

Bosnia-Herzegovina[edit]

The hill of apparitions in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • Međugorje - Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary from 1981 up to the present time.

Czech Republic[edit]

Finland[edit]

  • Kirkkokari, the only Roman Catholic pilgrimage site in Finland.

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

Lithuania[edit]

Netherlands[edit]

Norway[edit]

  • Nidaros, Trondheim. Shrine of St. Olav. 4th most visited pilgrimage site in Middle Ages.

Poland[edit]

Divine Mercy Sanctuary in Kraków-Łagiewniki, the global center of Divine Mercy
An ancient pilgrimage road to Santiago de Compostela.
St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

Portugal[edit]

Spain[edit]

Romania[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

UK[edit]

Eastern Christianity[edit]

Sites associated with Eastern Christianity in Eastern Europe and the Near East (excluding the Holy Land proper).

Armenia[edit]

Croagh Patrick chappel, Ireland

Bulgaria[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Greece[edit]

India[edit]

Romania[edit]

  • Iași, where over 1 million pilgrims from all over Romania and neighboring Orthodox countries supposedly queue to touch the relics of Saint Paraskevi

Russia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

  • Djunis monastery near Kruševac is the most visited shrine in Serbia, dedicated to the Theotokos

Syria[edit]

Turkey[edit]

Pilgrims on their way to the shrine of St. Thomas Becket, Canterbury Cathedral.

Ukraine[edit]

New World[edit]

Pilgrimage sites in parts of the world reached by Christianity in the early modern or modern era, including the Americas and Southeast and East Asia.

East and Southeast Asia[edit]

Japan[edit]

Indonesia[edit]

  • Sendangsono. Central Java; The first native java baptized by Rv. Van Lith, SJ

Malaysia[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Latin America[edit]

Brazil[edit]

Costa Rica[edit]

  • Basilica of Our Lady of the Angels - the pilgrims walk from all around the country with the goal of arriving on 2nd of August to the Basilica in Cartago, that date is the feast day of the feast day of Our Lady of the Angels of the Portiuncula (on which the Portiuncola Indulgence could be gained) and a national holiday due to the pilgrimage.

Mexico[edit]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

USA[edit]

References[edit]