Synonyms of sanctuary in English:

sanctuary


See definition of sanctuary

noun

1‘the sanctuary at Delphi was dedicated to Apollo’

SYNONYMS
holy place, temple, shrine, tabernacle, altar, sanctum, inner sanctum, holy of holies, sacrarium, bema, naos, adytum
sanctum sanctorum
presbytery

2‘the island was a sanctuary, untouched by the mad modern world’

SYNONYMS
refuge, haven, harbour, port in a storm, oasis, shelter, retreat, bolthole, foxhole, hideout, hiding place, hideaway, den, asylum, safe house, fastness
querencia

3‘around a thousand abused women and children were given sanctuary’

SYNONYMS
safety, safe keeping, protection, shelter, security, immunity, asylum

4‘a bird sanctuary’

SYNONYMS
reserve, park, wildlife reserve, nature reserve, reservation, preserve, home, shelter
Australian, New Zealand conservation park