Notre Dame de Lourdes Cathedral (Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral), Casablanca
Here is more than eight thousand square feet of masterpiece hidden in a plain box. The cathedral is located just north of the Habous Quarter (the New Medina), near the Royal Palace and the mosques of Mohammed V and Moulay Youssef. The windows are cut on a red and blue background like a fine Moroccan carpet. They tell the story of the Virgin Mary.
The interior space is vast, open and airy. Beams of dazzling colored light splash against the opposite side walls. In the yard of the church is a replica of the Grotto of Lourdes where the schoolgirl Bernadette had her visions and revelations of the Virgin Mary.
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Notre Dame de Lourdes Cathedral (Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral) on Map
Sight Location: Casablanca, Morocco (See walking tours in Casablanca)
Sight Type: Religious
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