Sanctuary of El Socavon, Oruro

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  • February 27, 2017
    After having crossed the Avenida 6 de Agosto and Bolívar Street, the entrance of the Carnival, as well as other acts of those days, flows in the sanctuary of the pit, which will have before the cable car that is being built up to the hill where the great monument of the Virgin of Socavon is located. There is a viewpoint excellent on it city and them surroundings climbing ones five minutes, little before get to the Church, from the area of the right, until a small statue of the Virgin.
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  • February 12, 2017
    Is in honor to the Virgin of the tunnel the realization of the input of pilgrimage to the Temple of the Virgin... where the devil, is prostrates of knees to the Virgin
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  • November 29, 2016
    The main reason why I visit Oruro no doubt is to see the image of "the mommy of the tunnel", the sanctuary is a mystical place, where you can breathe positive energy, countless number of people reach this Sanctuary all year round and year after year, devotees dancers present faith offering to the patron saint of the pit on the occasion of the famous Carnival of Oruro. Excellent location for religious tourism.
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