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.

Facts & Stats on Virgen de la Candelaria

Go Historic ID
318727
Names
Virgen de la Candelaria
Dates
1576

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Virgen de la Candelaria - Copacabana, Bolivia