Sameiro Sanctuary

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Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sameiro, in Braga, Portugal.
Our Lady of Sameiro image in the altar.

The Sanctuary of Our Lady of Sameiro (or Sanctuary of Sameiro) is a sanctuary and Marian shrine located in Braga, in the surroundings of the city of Braga, Portugal.

Construction was begun on 14 July 1863 on the domed church of Nossa Senhora do Sameiro (Our Lady of Sameiro). The founder of the shrine was the Vicar of Braga, Padre Antonio Martinho Pereira da Silva. The sanctuary is the largest Marian devotional shrine in Portugal, second only to the Sanctuary of Fátima.

Pope John Paul II visited this Marian shrine on May 15, 1982.

Coordinates: 41°32′31″N 8°22′11″W / 41.54184°N 8.36983°W / 41.54184; -8.36983