Virgen de la Candelaria Copacabana, Bolivia

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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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16.166125° S, 69.085615° W

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Virgen de la Candelaria (Copacabana, Bolivia)
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Holly Hayes
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March 21, 2015