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The Grotto
Built in 1896, the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes is a one-seventh replica of the French shrine where Our Lady appeared to Saint Bernadette 18 times. Candles have been lit here by over 110 years worth of students, visitors, and other members of the Notre Dame family. Throughout its time at Notre Dame, the Grotto has served as a place for prayer and contemplation for people of all generations.