"Basílica de la Virgen del Mar" Almería Things to Do Tip by Miguel_Marques

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  Our Lady of the Sea
by Miguel_Marques

Our Lady of the Sea ("Virgen del Mar") is the tutelary saint of Almeria.

The legend goes that a wooden image of the Virgin Mary appeared in the beach of Torregarcía in 1503. A chapel was built in her honour in the same beach as she was baptised as Our Lady of the Sea.

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  • Updated Jun 17, 2004
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