Basilica Virgen del Valle, Margarita Island
(4.6/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
Small and delicate in stature, Basilica Virgen del Valle exudes a warm, welcoming atmosphere inside. With its white steeples and ornate interior, the church remains a site of pilgrimage, where people come to honor Our Lady of the Valley (as the Virgin Mary is known in eastern Venezuela). Apart from service times, you can enter and explore the decor. Dress modestly out of respect for local custom. Outside, browse the market for locally handmade goods, food, or flowers and candles to offer in the church. For Basilica Virgen del Valle and beyond, use our Margarita Island itinerary planner to get the most from your Margarita Island vacation.
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  • The Basilica of the Virgin of the Valley is special, you feel the closeness with the Virgin (Vallita) and is a heavenly experience.
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  • In the Valley of the Holy Spirit festivities are held for many years and are very religious and very striking, offer you make sports on his day in tribute to the Virgin. All very organized.
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  • We admire only his exterior, since at the time that we arrived it was closed and although they were looking to charge of the temple she never appeared. If you want to visit it consult previously in the Tourism Office visiting hours
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  • I visited a few years ago with my family, truly beautiful and you felt the peace of Christ there. The story of the church is also inspiring
  • Un lugar hermoso
  • The Temple of my beautiful Virgin! Gracias Virgencita del Valle, for taking care of me every day, by guide me on my way, give me health and fill me with happiness; ti and God I thank you for my life and every day I ask more and more forces to deal with the obstacles that cross my path! I call them improvements and peace for my country and for all Venezuelans, as well as health and prosperity for my relatives, acquaintances and friends. Amen! ;) Happy birthday Virgencita, already approaching your day!
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  • Excellent peace and faith that breathes, thanks MOM santa 😇 mi Virgencita del Valle cuidanos always, amen.
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  • Very good cared for and maintained, whenever I come to Margaret visited the Virgin (leaving the ferry to the basilica) is worth the visit. PS: the pies are great.
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