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This property specifies a foot or hiking route as a pilgrimage route Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: routes
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasmay be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: in use

This property specifies a foot or hiking route as pilgrimage route.

A pilgrimage is a journey of moral or spiritual significance. Typically, it is a journey to a shrine or other location of importance to a person's beliefs and faith.


Use on Relation relation


  • pilgrimage=yes - specifies that the route is a pilgrimage route. The name is specified separately with name=*.

Some mappers have used the name of the pilgrimage route as the value, however this method is less common. For example:

  • pilgrimage=no has rarely been used to specify that a route is not a pilgrimage route