National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes

16330 Grotto Rd, Emmitsburg, MD 21727 Get Directions 
Phone: 301-447-5318


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National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes
Oldest replica of Grotto of Lourdes in the western hemisphere.



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August 21, 2019
Claire K
We visited the grotto today to celebrate my Mother’s birthday. Visiting from England we decided to visit the grotto. It was the most wonderful experience. The peace and tranquility were wonderful to...
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August 11, 2019
Lawrence N
Your visit to The National Shrine Grotto can involve some walking if you are able, but it is so worth it and there are plenty of benches to sit and reflect. We saw people from all around the world...
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August 11, 2019
Gary C
Great place for peaceful prayer. Not ideal for young children. Beautiful grounds with many sculptures and statues of Catholicism.