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. To visit Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles) on your trip to Cartago, use our Cartago trip planner .
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  • Widely recommended. Beautiful church with an interesting history. Visit the place of the apparition of the Virgin of los Angeles. The interior is spectacular.
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  • It is a beautiful church with architecture Byzantine romantic for those wishing to marry or who likes to go out sightseeing, unfortunately its surroundings are not that source of water or trees turned it into a place of debate perhaps but still It has its beauty hidden inside his temple. Surrounding restaurants and cafes to enjoy its beauty. .
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  • Come to Costa Rica and not to visit the Basilica of our Lady of the angels in as not being in this beautiful country
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  • A massive an impressive church. The outside is done is a very simple look. However, the inside of the church is extremely georgeous. The woods, paintings, details are out of this world.
  • Pretty church in the center of town. It's massive and can be a tad touristy, but if you have a minute is worth a gander. Always feel free to reach out to me on Twitter @joerazz
  • This has been the most beautiful church I have been to. Both inside and out this church is full of detail. Can sit whole day in awe.
  • Lugar frío. Religioso. Hermoso y con buena historia
  • Place for pilgrims from whole country and others places. It is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Queen of the Angels. Many devotes go to this place every day, but in especial on August 2th, when more that two million of people go there walking long distances.
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