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Dec 11, 2018
“Beautiful Sight to see.”
Dec 25, 2017
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The basilica features the "Virgin of the Valley," an image of Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ. Pilgrims from Venezuela and around the world come to pay her homage.
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El Valle del Espiritu Santo, Margarita Island 6308, Venezuela
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+58 295-2871549
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Beautiful location and church inside out. Also look out for Edgar for beautiful handmade jewelry. Very talented gentleman

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TriniCin
Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

Place if serenity. Very peaceful. I gathered that the church is well maintained since not was dreaahly painted. There are small vendors around selling souvenirs.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank scalashley
Reviewed March 3, 2017

tell people about your experience it was so cute and decorative and it took about an hour. its so much a spiritual place

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Zoie T
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful church and it's worth a visit. There are many places where the virgin is venerated, the most famous places are Margarita Island In Venezuela, the Virgin is the patroness of eastern Venezuela. As part of the religious tradition of Venezuela, it...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful church. A lot of people inside visiting the virgin. And plenty of commerce going on outside if you want to by some souvenirs this is the place.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Norma7610
Reviewed December 20, 2016

One of Venezuela's top religious spots. You can buy flowers to leave to the virgin. In November in the anniversary of the Virgen del Valle there's a beautiful celebration with fireworks and religious singin.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank V3715NWluisv
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Beautiful, well maintained, historic place of worship. Please place this on your "To Do" list for Margarita. The church is really grand and a site to behold. The museum is well worth the visit. Please respect the "No Photos" in the treasure room!

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Almera101
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Basilica Virgen del Valle is a gothic church located in El Valle del Espíritu Santo town in Margarita Island. The architecture of this sumptuous building is a gem :) This is a mandatory stop to all those catholics who are visiting Margarita. Outside the church,...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Eli L
Reviewed May 19, 2016

People come from all over to look at this church. I went to a baptism here it was very nice ceremony.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank cupidct
Reviewed May 10, 2016

It's a good visit to make if you want to understand a little more about the devotion that most Venezuelan people have to this Virgen, the church is small and cozy, in the outside you can find a lot of souvenirs

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Danielakc
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