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Virgin of El Rocio, Almonte

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Monument Tourist Spot
Virgin of El Rocio, an hermitage with yearly pilgrimages of about a million people, originally dates back to the early 17th century. Subsequent rebuilds have given the buildings both religious and architectural interest. Check out the venerated wooden statue of Mary, called the Virgin of El Rocío. The town itself has a frontier feel. Spend some time eating in the tapas bars or window shopping, or just indulge in some people watching. Plan your Virgin of El Rocio visit and explore what else you can see and do in Almonte using our Almonte tourist route planner.
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  • Incredible place. Like a film set on a western movie!! The church stands powerful in its setting. Amazing gold alter. Take your time to walk around the sandy streets. Wear comfortable shoes. It gets v...  more »
  • The village is a must to see. Firstly the lakes, they have flamingoes, spoonbill's and black ibis. Go to the end of village to the bird watching centre. The village on a Sunday becomes a horse town. T...  more »
  • El Rocio is a typical very special western village with sand routes and local people travelling by horses. The white church is a beauty outside and inside, the houses are very typical, the weather is ...  more »
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  • An attractive monument situated in a prominent position next to the Ermita.
  • There is a place like this in the world.
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