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Our Lady of the Angels Basilica (Basilica de Nuestra Senora de Los Angeles)

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Address: C. 16, between Avdas. 2 and 4, Cartago, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 506-551-0465
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This church is best known for the 1635 appearance of the country's patron...

This church is best known for the 1635 appearance of the country's patron saint, the Black Virgin. An annual pilgimage takes place in August.

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Beautiful church we left our hotel green mountain especially to see this church Was not that far we arrived when mass had started I was amazed at the people On there knees going... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Central Florida, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful church we left our hotel green mountain especially to see this church Was not that far we arrived when mass had started I was amazed at the people On there knees going up the aisle a very moving moment. After mass we went to the running waters at the back of the church and took some Holy water with... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome! So beautiful inside!! We made a quick stop on the way to a friends coffee farm. Interesting to see many people on their knees walking in

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Thank Allison H
Long Beach, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the history of this church along with it's structure and beauty. The inside of the church is interesting and you must tour the outside areas as well.

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Thank Frances M
Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very moving experience in a very beautiful Church. We actually stayed for Mass. Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles is a very moving experience.

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Thank Verdulero
Cartago, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful and impressive architecture, fabulous religious church the best day to visit is in August 2ed when all costa rican catholic people travel to visit the church!

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Thank Rosario n
Cartago, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I live a few block from the church. Over xmas it is great to visit and watch the people come and go. I love it at night fall. They also a few places to eat and watch

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's several parts to this basilica and thus several things to review. First and foremost, its lovely. The architecture is striking, and the ornate detail inside could rival any of the European cathedrals. Really beautiful. Then there is a surrounding courtyard with a large public plaza and sidewalks that wind down to a pool of holy water - along the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

it is a very beautiful church inside and outside there is a park outside and a train station nearby.

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Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great stop if you are heading to Cartago. The church is lovely with ornate and exquisite detail. The grounds are also lovely to walk around.

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Cahuita, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This church is quite beautiful and the town of Cartago has more of a village feel, more of a community feel than San Jose. You can actually walk around this city. There was a mass going on when we went beautiful, acoustics , very serene.

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