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Basilica de la Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre

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Beautiful and Serene!

A bit of drive but the countryside is beautiful along the way so it goes by quickly. Once we... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Camille C
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Winnipeg, Canada
Nice Drive

It is a nice drive and a nice view up at the Basilica. If you have the time go there and spend... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2018
Jorge P
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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“Beautiful and Serene!”
May 24, 2018
“Nice Drive”
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Calle Nuestra Senora Caridad Del Cobre 1, El Cobre 94300, Cuba
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A bit of drive but the countryside is beautiful along the way so it goes by quickly. Once we arrived, there was a beautiful sense of peace and the people are very dedicated to their patron saint. I am not Catholic so I was not...More

Thank Camille C
Reviewed 25 May 2018

It is a nice drive and a nice view up at the Basilica. If you have the time go there and spend couple of hours.

Thank Jorge P
Reviewed 24 December 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 11 November 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

Thank Tenorman41
Reviewed 2 May 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

Thank Jacky S
Reviewed 11 January 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

1  Thank Cubanoboy
Reviewed 11 July 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

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