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]

Holy Land[edit]

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

Palestine[edit]

Judea and Samaria[edit]

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

Jordan[edit]

Al-Maghtas ruins on the Jordanian 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-)

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].

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

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]

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]

Georgia[edit]

Greece[edit]

India[edit]

  • parumala st Peter's and st Paul's Indian Orthodox church ( tomb church of first saint of India parumala mar Gregarious) kerala.
  • Mar Ignatious Dayro, Manjanikara, Omalloor, Kerala.
  • st Mary's Indian Orthodox church ,thiruvithamkodu, tamil nadu. ( world's oldest church structure that still exist)
  • Mar Thoma Church Kothamangalam, Kerala
  • St. Francis Xavier Goa
  • St. Thomas Mount. Place where St. Thomas was martyred.
  • Basilica of Our Lady of Good HealthVailankanni, Tamil Nadu. 16th-century Marian apparition site.
  • Divine Mercy Shrine of Holy MaryThodupuzha, Kerala. Divine Mercy Shrine of Holy Mary :- Marian apparition site.
  • Shrine of the Infant Jesus, Nashik, Maharashtra
  • st George Indian Orthodox church, puthupally,kerala (international Georgian pilgrim center)

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 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]

North America[edit]

Canada[edit]

USA[edit]

References[edit]