Avenida Urdaneta, esquina de Santa Capilla, Caracas 1010
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This church is found quite close to Bolivar square and all the emblematic buildings that surround it. It was declared a ... More
Basílica de la Santa Capilla
This church is found quite close to Bolivar square and all the emblematic buildings that surround it. It was declared a national monument in 1883 and is a small replica of the church of the same name in France. The church fervently houses some artistic treasures, such as "The Multiplication of Loaves of Bread," the last painting that the great Arturo Michelena concluded before his death. Pope Pius XI designated it a Minor Basilica and Pius XII elevated it to Basilica in 1926. Its continuous activity has to do with the worship of the Santísimo Sacramento, or Holy Sacrament, on display uninterruptedly since 1891.
This is architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner's most important work. Started in 1902, construction was finally completed by his son
in 1930. Once a thriving hospital complex, the building houses 48 wards, all decorated with mosaics, sculptures and murals, ...
Basilica de Santa Maria de Guadalupe is famous for the fact that a man named Juan Diego claimed to have
had a vision of the Virgin Mary in 1531. The image of the Virgin can be found at the ...
It took almost 400 years to build Spain's largest church and the third biggest in the Christian world. Standing on
the site of what was Seville's main mosque, one can still see elements of the Mudejar style of art ...