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VIDEO: Check out the epicenter of Costa Rica’s annual Romería

August 1, 2018

In this time-elapse video, Jonathan Jiménez captures the scene in front of the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles in Cartago, east of San José. Hundreds of thousands of people flock to this spot each year to visit ‘La Negrita,’ the popular name for the Vírgen de Los Angeles, Costa Rica’s patron saint.

Romeria 2018

Jonathan Jiménez captures the scene at people gather at the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles in Cartago during Costa Rica's annual pilgrimage. Read more at ticotimes.net. #Romeria #CostaRica

Posted by The Tico Times on Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The climax of the pilgrimage takes place tomorrow, August 2, a national holiday in Costa Rica. Read more:

 

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