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Basilica de la Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre

Calle Nuestra Senora Caridad Del Cobre 1, El Cobre 94300, Cuba
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Also known as El Cobre Baslica

This beautiful Basilica celebrates and venerates Cachita, Our Lady Of Charity to Roman Catholics... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2017
milliesmum2016
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Christchurch, New Zealand
Impressive Basilica with great Views.

We made a detour to see the Basilica while traveling to Santiago de Cuba. It stands high with good... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
Tenorman41
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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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Dec 24, 2017
“Also known as El Cobre Baslica”
Nov 10, 2017
“Impressive Basilica with great Views.”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Calle Nuestra Senora Caridad Del Cobre 1, El Cobre 94300, Cuba
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

This beautiful Basilica celebrates and venerates Cachita, Our Lady Of Charity to Roman Catholics and Ochun, an very much loved Oricha or saint, in Santeria. Don't forget to bring her some sunflowers when you vist - they're her favourites See also reviews of the Basilica...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2017

We made a detour to see the Basilica while traveling to Santiago de Cuba. It stands high with good views of the surrounding town and country, and the big copper mine, now closed.The interior has lovely high vaulted arches and impressive altar. There are also...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2017

Our driver gave us a lot of history about the Vigin and the churches healing properties.Wonderfully made wooden carriage had been made in order for the Virgin to make the trip to Santiago on the occasion of the Popes visit.It is an amazing work of...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2017

We spent several days in Santiago and this was one of those things that had to be done or seen. We went by taxi and the drive was very picturesque but I remember thinking....what the heck is a church doing out here in the middle...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2016

I went to visit the Basilica in August of 1996 with members of Cutumba, a national folkloric dance company in Santiago de Cuba. Everyone on the bus professed themselves to be non-religious... until we got to the basilica. Then, everyone was buying little pieces of...More

Thank AnitaPeron
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ruthmarie
March 4, 2017|
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