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Santuario de Meritxell, Meritxell
(3.7/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Walk under the freestanding archways and glimpse the mountains through the glass roof and windows of the cathedral at Santuario de Meritxell, part of a route comprised of five sanctuaries deemed important centers of Marian devotion. This sanctuary features an Andorran Roman Catholic statue depicting the apparition of the Virgin Mary that dates back to the late 12th century. It is widely considered an international destination of faith and culture. Call ahead to check opening hours and tour availabilities. Using our world travel planner, Canillo attractions like Santuario de Meritxell can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Peaceful zone, an architectural genius at the heart of Andorra, must-see, both the sanctuary and the chapel. An innovative concept of religious architecture that transmits you a strong spirituality. Whenever I go to Andorra I happened to enjoy a unique moment.
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  • I understand the controversies that the restoration of this place has been able to raise. But loved me. In all the senses of the word. Visit it's night is all an experience.
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  • Must-see if you go through Andorra. Architectural work of Ricardo Bofill. Located in Canillo between Pyrenean nature.
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