Black Christ, Portobelo

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  • We went to Portobelo to visit fortresses, customs house and this church, but the las one was amazing, the black Christ sculpture and their dress is so gorgeous. During our short stay there were severa...  more »
  • An important site for pilgrimage. For those of less religious persuasion this will just be a very simple church in the town of Portobelo. Please do not enter wearing beach clothes, e.g. shorts and tan...  more »
  • It is always interesting to see so much devotion around d a statue. The square of the Church has its merchants from the temple where Chinese spoonfeed together one small bit of local crafts. In the Church very simple on the left side stands behind a glass plate the famous black christ. C is a beautiful realization d a master Spanish and the color just said we candles who smoked below but we can have some doubts... in short a local curiosity in this poor village where in the Middle stands a bakery friendly ave same excellent pizza and a small view of the Bay! Before a fresh juice 'lemonada' I recommend you can converse on this Christ who did not want to leave this village...
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You'll only find a handful of accommodations in Portobelo. Head to the center of town--and right next to the entrance of the nearby national park--to choose from some bed and breakfasts and a budget-friendly hostel. Look to the north of the bay for a chance to stay at a luxurious beach resort nearby.
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