Virgen de la Candelaria Copacabana, Bolivia

Virgen de la Candelaria
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This sparkling white basilica is home to a miraculous statue of the Virgin Mary made by an Inca craftsman in 1576. The patron saint of Bolivia, the Virgin of Copacabana receives many pilgrims and festivals.

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Virgen de la Candelaria
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Virgen de la Candelaria
16.166125° S, 69.085615° W  (map)
Copacabana, Bolivia
Spanish Colonial style/period
Moors style/period
Copacabana La Paz Department, Bolivia
South America continent
Bolivia South America