Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa), Banos

4.5
A place of pilgrimage for those wishing to thank the Virgin Mary for her miracles, Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa) is an impressive Neo-Gothic church that is central to the spiritual life of the town. The facade has been constructed using volcanic rock from the surrounding landscape, and its dark coloration makes for an imposing and impressive exterior. The interior displays many paintings depicting the Virgin performing miracles, while the onsite museum shows the history of the town, the church, and the volcano shaping the landscape and influencing the life of the area's natives. Planning Banos trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • This church in Baños has Basilica status as it is also a center of pilgrimage. Catholics believe Mary, the Lady of the Rosary and of the Holy Water appeared at one of the nearby waterfalls and is...  more »
  • What a delicious find this was as we wandered through downtown Banos. The interior is exquisitely beautiful, with the original paintings and murals delicately adorning the walls. We were really blown....  more »
  • Nothing fancy. Typical small town church. Worth sticking your head in but no need for an extended tour- unless you are really into it. You can see it from everywhere...  more »
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  • A beautiful cathedral very active with visors and pilgrim . I was touched by the level of faith of the local people crying in front of the statue of the virgen of Banos. There is s museo on the side.
  • The main church of Baños' town. It is OK.
  • Beautiful church, bless place
  • Amazing arts
  • I was here March 2016, just in time for the celebration of Holy Week. The place is beautiful, nice place to stay.
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