Called the "spiritual center of Central America" by Pope John Paul II, the Basilica of Esquipulas attracts many pilgrims to its miraculous statue of the Black Christ carved in 1595.

Facts & Stats on Esquipulas Basilica

Go Historic ID
319653
Names
Esquipulas Basilica
Basilica del Cristo Negro
La Basilica
Dates
1758

Visitor & Contact Information

Address
3a Av Basílica
Esquipulas, Guatemala
Contact
502/7943-1108

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Title
Esquipulas Basilica - Esquipulas, Guatemala