Mariazell Basilica, also known as Basilica Mariä Geburt (Basilica of the Birth of the Virgin Mary), is a Marian basilica in Mariazell, Austria. It is the most important pilgrimage destination in Austria and one of the most visited shrines in Europe. In the church, a miraculous wooden image of the Virgin Mary is honored. Pope Pius X raised the sanctuary to the status of minor basilica in 1907 and then crowned the image on 8 September 1908. It is the only church named as a national shrine of all German-speaking countries.Put Mariazell Basilica at the forefront of your travel plans using our Mariazell trip itinerary builder tool.
Mariazell Basilica reviews
Perfect area, nice building, beautiful church. No fotos inside, so get in and look around. Look upstairs! more »
This Basilica is a beautiful shrine to the Blessed Mother. It is meticulously built with much attention to majestic detail. One is left in awe and wonder of the belief and dedication of those who... more »
Very nice place ... friendly people and easy walked in to explore more places.
Charming and beautiful place, makes me feel that perhaps not everything is lost here in Europe.
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