Take a tour of Rosary Basilica in Lourdes, France — part of the World’s Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats.
A catholic church built in honor of the Virgin Mary sits within the foothills of Lourdes, France.
The Rosary Basilica, designed by renowned architect, Leopold Hardy, displays classic themes of Neo-Romanesque and Neo-Byzantine architecture.
This ornate gold cross is just one example of the intricate artwork the building contains.
The interior nave contains a wide dome and a collection of sixteen distinctive stained glass windows.
The Basilica also showcases the fifteen Mysteries of the Rosary with one story-telling mosaic displayed in each of the fifteen adjacent chapel halls.
Tourists are known to take a pilgrimage to the Rosary Basilica and reflect over the Mysteries of the Rosary that the chapel illustrates.