Christian Pilgrimage Sites

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch In medieval times Lorsch was a major Catholic pilgrimage site thanks to its relic of St. Lazarus
Abu Mena By 600 the oasis had become a pilgrimage city, centred on the great basilica complex
Amiens Cathedral As part of Route of Santiago de Compostela
Ancient villages of Northern Syria great sanctuary dedicated to Saint Simeon the Stylite and his cult
Archaeological site of Philippi Centre of Christian pilgrimage deriving from the visit and mission of the Apostle Paul in 49/50 CE. (AB ev)
Arles As part of Route of Santiago de Compostela
Armenian Monastic Ensembles
Assisi St. Francis of Assisi and St Clare, relics
Avila St Theresa of Avila, relics
Bethlehem
Bourges Cathedral As part of Route of Santiago de Compostela
Burgos Cathedral As part of Route of Santiago de Compostela
Camino Real Cuencamé is renowned for the miraculous image of the Cristo y Senor de Mapimi and the annual pilgrimage, processions and dances associated with it. (AB ev)
Canterbury Cathedral associated with Saint Thomas Becket.
Central Highlands Adam's Peak
Chartres Cathedral
Churches and Convents of Goa St. Francis Xavier
Cologne Cathedral Relics of the Three Magi
Corvey Was an important pilgrimage site in the Middle Ages due to hosting the relics of St. Vitus
Echmiatsin and Zvartnots Echmiatsin
Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town
Island of Patmos Exceptional example of a traditional Greek Orthodox pilgrimage centre (AB ev)
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
Lalibela
Longobards in Italy Monte Sant'Angelo: is a Lombard national sanctuary and the origin of a pilgrimage dedicated to Saint Michael (AB ev)
Mont-Saint-Michel As part of Route of Santiago de Compostela
Mount Athos
Old City of Jerusalem
Paphos Agia Solomoni, with sacred tree
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu As part of Route of Santiago de Compostela
Rome
Route of Santiago de Compostela
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France
Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy
Saint Catherine Area
San Miguel de Allende Sanctuary of Jes?s de Nazareno de Atotonilco
Santa Maria de Guadelupe
Santiago de Compostela As part of Route of Santiago de Compostela
Tipasa Basilica of Saint Salsa
Valletta Saint Paul's Shipwreck Church
Vatican City
Vézelay As part of Route of Santiago de Compostela

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