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.

This page has a wider view of the topic, while the "pilgrimage church" page offers, Catholic sites.

Old World[edit]

The Holy Land[edit]

The Holy Land, location of many events in the Old Testament and New Testament. After Jerusalem, the list is alphabetical.

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

Azerbaijan[edit]

Bulgaria[edit]

Egypt[edit]

Georgia[edit]

Greece[edit]

India[edit]

Iran[edit]

Jordan[edit]

Al-Maghtas ruins on the eastern side of the Jordan River are the location for the Baptism of Jesus and the ministry of John the Baptist.

Alphabetically by noun, ignoring the Arabic article (al-, el-)

Our Lady of Lebanon

Lebanon[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]

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 and Herzegovina[edit]

  • Medjugorje - Apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1981

Czech Republic[edit]

Finland[edit]

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

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Hungary[edit]

Ireland[edit]

Italy[edit]

St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

Latvia[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.

Portugal[edit]

Spain[edit]

Romania[edit]

Slovakia[edit]

Greek Catholic[edit]
  • Shrine of Our Lady of Litmanová, a Marian apparition.
  • Basilica minor of the Dormition of the Mother of God of Ľutina, largest Greek Catholic pilgrimage in Slovakia, held every August 15
Roman Catholic[edit]

Switzerland[edit]

UK[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]

South Korea[edit]

  • official international pilgrimage seoul martyrs way

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 2 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]

Guatemala[edit]

Nuestra Senora de la Merced, Antigua, Guatemala

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

USA[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hebron/Al-Khalil Old town (Palestine) No 1565". UNESCO.
  2. ^ "Shushi City of Artsakh attracts tourists from Armenia and Diaspora". news.am. 7 November 2014. The rebuilt Temple St. Kazanchetsots is a popular place of pilgrimage for tourists from Armenia and the Diaspora.
  3. ^ House of the Virgin Mary listing at www.Ephesus.US
  4. ^ Notre-Dame du Sacré-Coeur
  5. ^ Mariapocsi-zarandokhaz.ur
  6. ^ The Aglona Catholic Basilica
  7. ^ Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation official website
  8. ^ Diocese of Green Bay Archived 2012-12-13 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "Catholic News Service". Archived from the original on 10 December 2010. Retrieved 8 September 2016.
  10. ^ https://www.shrineofmariapoch.com/