2 - Chapel of Blessings
A place of prayer where pilgrims and visitors can ask for God’s Blessing for themselves, for their families, and on the objects of devotion or use they wish to bless.
It is also a place of information about the Infant Jesus of Prague, the Shrine, as well as the communities of the Discalced Carmelite Friars and the sisters of the Teresian Carmelite Union.
1 - Basilica
3 - The crib and Missionary Exhibition
4 - Confessions
Inside the Basilica, in the transept to the sea, there is the space dedicated to confessions. To this service the Carmelite Fathers devote attention, ensuring their daily presence during the opening hours of the Shrine. Upon request and by appointment they also carry out the precious ministry of the Spiritual Direction, for which they have specific preparation.
5 - Souvenir shop
6 - Botanical garden
7 - The Seminary
Adjacent to the Convent we find the minor Seminary that was built in 1950 at the behest of the then Father Provincial, Father Anastasio of SS. Rosario (Ballestrero) then Archbishop of Bari and Turin and Cardinal. It was solemnly inaugurated in 1951. It can be accessed through the rich succulent nursery and one of the interior corridors.
8 - Panoramic terrace
9 - Teresian Room
A large hall called "Teresiana" in honor of St. Theresa was for years the seat of the cultural activities of the Sanctuary.
Since 2000 the hall has had a multipurpose use: used as a chapel for prayer and celebration of Mass in various languages, or simply used as a meeting room for large groups.
10 - Restaurant Bar and Pic-Nic Park
11 - Parking
The Shrine of the Infant Jesus rises in Arenzano on a hill (50 meters above sea level) in one of the most beautiful panoramic views of the area with a great view of the Gulf of Genoa.
It is one of the most characteristic and significant shrines in all of Liguria. Each year, thousands of pilgrims, visitors or simply tourists come to visit it as a traditional destination.
The complex is very wide and both inside and outside contains interesting artwork.
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