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National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock

N17 | Midway between Galway and Sligo, Knock, Ireland
+353 94 938 8100
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My husband brought me here on our tour of Ireland. I knew nothing of the history of Knock at all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julie B
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
Mother and daughter

So beautiful 😍 going to stay at the Knock house hotel next time. There's not enough hours in the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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N17 | Midway between Galway and Sligo, Knock, Ireland
+353 94 938 8100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband brought me here on our tour of Ireland. I knew nothing of the history of Knock at all. It was an amazing, fascinating place, so peaceful. There is so much to see and so much to do. The whole site remains true to...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So beautiful 😍 going to stay at the Knock house hotel next time. There's not enough hours in the day to see this beautiful stunning place ✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️✝️

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Reviewed 1 week ago

As Catholics, we were inspired by the story of the Apparition at Knock (Aug. 21, 1879) Inside the historic Basilica is a beautiful huge mosaic depicting the Apparition scene. It is a beautiful, emotionally moving tribute. We felt so blessed and moved to have visited...More

1  Thank Susan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here as part of our bus tor. Nice place to visit and great place to walk around and attend religious ceremonies if wanted. We only spent a half hour here, quick tour and wonderful facilities for those that are interested.

1  Thank RamboNWAlberta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A village that attracts pilgrims from all over the world.Townsfolk saw apparitions. The built this National Shrine of Our Lady of Knock. Muscles and sheep info.

1  Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are not terribly religious and had not even thought of visiting Knock until it appeared before us as we were driving to Galway. While the idea of a sudden spiritual awakening was not unappealing it was the free parking - a rare event in...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the shrine with my tour group. It was a wonderful experience and I am thrilled to have visited the shrine. The actual shrine of Our Lady is beautiful. However, there are amazing Stations of the Cross as well as statues around the grounds....More

2  Thank Mur40
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised by the expansive grounds and beautiful Basilica. We attended Mass at the sanctuary (not the Basilica) because the 9:00 a.m. time suited our travel plans better but I suggest Mass in the Basilica if possible. The apparition statues are very moving...More

2  Thank VirginiaTX
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Knock is pretty impressive. It is a shrine commemorating the apparition that took place there in 1879. Having read of the solitude and peaceful site it is, I was a bit disappointed. Perhaps it was the time that we visited, or the fact that there...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The shrine at Knock is very easy to get around on foot as the grounds are reasonably level. All areas are easily found. The shrine itself is well protected from the elements being in a glass building. The basilica is large and modern all areas...More

1  Thank 1shep
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Lester A
23 January 2017|
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Response from 20suzanner | Reviewed this property |
Hello there, I imagine that your two senior travelers will have travel passes. This makes everything so much easier. I would be inclined to take a train from Houston Station to Claremorris. A taxi from there would bring you... More
Pat K
22 September 2016|
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Response from Redsionnach | Reviewed this property |
There's a hotel in Knock itself (not child friendly). Otherwise Claremorris (12 minutes). The airport is about 20km from Knock.
19 April 2016|
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Response from Nood408 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the No 64 Bus Eireann Bus stops in the Main Street in Knock Village beside the Shrine. Pat.