Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles), Cartago

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Visit Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles) to see one of Cartago's architectural gems. Built in 1924, it stands on the grounds of an earlier church destroyed in an earthquake. Legend has it that a little girl found a statue of Our Lady of the Angels on this site; the statue, however, kept disappearing and returning to the place where it was found. Today, the basilica still houses the treasured statue, kept in a golden shell. Admire the distinctive Byzantine architectural style of the basilica, a site of pilgrimage for millions of people each year. Don't miss a peek into the dramatic, cavernous interior. Make Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles) part of your personalized Cartago itinerary using our Cartago trip itinerary planner.
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  • Para los católicos su fiesta se celebra el 2 de agosto y es impresionante. Su arquitectura interior es bastante bonita, y como todas las iglesias es una visita gratis, por lo que si tienes bajo presup...  more »
  • Si desea conocer el sentir católico de nosotros los costarricenses, no puede faltar a este sitio, máxime si visita Costa Rica para los primeros días de Agosto (la festividad de Nuestra Señora de los A...  more »
  • la iglesia por dentro y por fuera esta impresionante, es demasiado bonita, en definitiva es una parada obligada si se visita Cartago. 
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  • Beautiful church, the atmosphere is incredible.
  • Clean atmosphere people that intent to do more good with their time and money than others
  • Its a church in Cartago, the place is also consider a popular landmark. People from all around the country go walking to this church in August 2nd.
  • Very nice church. Did not go to attend a service, but rather on a tour of Cartago. Very well designed inside and out. Check out the area down the spiral steps outside. There's also some gift shops there too.
  • my experience regarding this Sanctuary is spiritual , it is also the same faith in my belief in God. besides being a very popular tourist attraction .