Basilica de la Macarena, Seville

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As the home of the famous 17th-century Virgin of Hope wooden statue, Basilica de la Macarena draws its fair share of visitors. Most come for the morning procession on Good Friday--the largest of its kind in Spain--but you can view the statue any time of year. Once inside the Neobaroque church, head to the main altar to see the statue. It sits surrounded by silver and gold with a small display of pictures and artifacts that show the statue’s significance to Holy Week. La Macarena is revered highly by Sevillanos, so don’t be surprised if locals try to push you toward the exits during mass. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Seville holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Basilica de la Macarena and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Neighborhood symbol. Inside the basilica you can admire the "Virgin de la Macarena" one of the most revered statues of Our Lady in all of Spain. The treasure museum can also be seen inside
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  • Remarkable by its status and its altar. remarkable. The splendor and richness of the whole will leave you with a lasting memory. Yet another masterpiece from Seville.
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  • Nice church with an interesting history and a fortified ancient wall just outside of it
  • Wonderful faith and art. Completelly representative vo of traditional local culture
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