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Wonderful setting

We did not get to visit the Basilica as Mass was being said. The apparition chapel is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Greenville, South Carolina
Beautiful Peaceful Shrine.

Visied Knock on the occasion of Popes Pope Francis pilgrimage. While I have been here a number of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Paul B
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N17 | Midway between Galway and Sligo, Knock, Ireland
+353 94 938 8100
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Reviewed yesterday

Our group from the USA arrived excited to see the Shine. AFTER OUR TRIP WAS BOOKED AND PAID FOR the Shrine decided to close most of it. When we arrived one of the women even acted like it was no big deal. "God wants you...More

Thank Tonja C
Reviewed 2 days ago

We did not get to visit the Basilica as Mass was being said. The apparition chapel is beautiful and a peaceful place for reflection. There are holy water fonts just outside so that you can fill your container with holy water. There is an old...More

Thank Toothsc
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visied Knock on the occasion of Popes Pope Francis pilgrimage. While I have been here a number of times before I always experience the peaceful atmosphere of the Shrine as if it were for the very first time. The Shrine is a blend of modern...More

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very modern and well maintained, everything felt very 'manicured' and big, Not what I expected. However, still an important place of worship, worth visiting,

1  Thank antHongKong
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was not my personal cup of tea. Notwithstanding, I could not miss the awe and reverence shown by those in our tour group who were obviously and greatly moved by the location and its history. The entire village seems to support the Shrine in...More

1  Thank Culture802433
Reviewed 1 week ago

The shrine area has a very interesting background story and includes some wonderful monuments, buildings and gardens. There is a fair amount to see so allow about an hour. Washroom facilities were available and very clean.

Thank Malone2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had already visited Knock Shrine in the early 1970s prior to completion of the building of the Basilica (1976). In those days we did a few rosaries walking around the church followed by a Mass (a bit of ceremony at least). On a recent...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Shrine was such a prayerful space and it was very inviting... like Lourdes. The history and apparition was unknown to me and it was wonderful to discover.

1  Thank Journey575228
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a very early start when going to Knock but it was so well organised, it could be any time of the day . Plenty of parking and did not have to walk far with my family of 6.When entering the shrine there were...More

Thank Deboah D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited here before. I always find it a good experience. Very peaceful. Knock is a lovely place to visit. Great place to have a walk around, lots of things to see. No matter what the weather is like, I really don't think it matters.. This...More

1  Thank patriciakavanagh13
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25 July 2018|
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Response from Troonie1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is an on-site cafe as well as numerous eateries nearby
30 October 2017|
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Response from Our Lady's S | Property representative |
Hi Jackie, yes the Shrine is open all year, however the Parish Church and Apparition Chapel are closed for refurbishments. Masses and other services will continue as normal during this time. You can view Mass times and... More
12 September 2017|
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Response from Newryoneisback | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. It's a very wide open mostly flat site. I imagine only guide dogs would be allowed inside the chapels.