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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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Une architecture qui décoiffe avec un certain respect des matériaux du pays au service d un lieu de prière majeur en Andorre. A voir avec respect et attention more »An architecture that mind-blowing with a certain respect for the materials of the country at the service of one major prayer venue in Andorra. See with respect and attention
Santuario moderno, de eastilo moderno, junto a el se puede ver lo que queda del antiguo Santuario romanico. En invierno con todo nevado es un sitio magico. Lugar de recogimiento y meditacion. Abierto ... more »Modern, modern eastilo sanctuary, next to the you can see the remains of the ancient Romanesque sanctuary. In winter with all snow is somewhere magical. Place of devotion and meditation. Open until 19:00 in winter. Take coins to light a candle, and make an offering!
El santuario sufrió un incendio y tuvieron que reformarlo, acertaron y ademas es super bonito. La luz que hay lo hacen único. quedamos gratamente sorprendidos en la visita. more »The sanctuary suffered a fire and had to reform it, they got it and it is super nice. The light that makes it unique. We were pleasantly surprised at the visit.
ABELEDOS PACO A.Although it is very close to the main road, it was all a dare visit this shrine the afternoon we did, in which was falling a tremendous snowfall, as you can see in the photo. The views from the sanctuary must be very beautiful, although we could not appreciate them. The environment is full of peace and quiet. It is a sanctuary designed in 1976 by the Spanish Ricardo Bofill, about the ancient Romanesque Sanctuary which burned nearly almost entirely in 1972, including the Romanesque sculpture of the Virgin - that there is a copy -
Vicente ArenillasRecommended visit.
Jordi TomàsDifferent sanctuary to visit.
Alberto Gonzalez RoviraSanctuary with a modern architecture with a privileged position in charge of Ricard Bofill
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