Virgen de los Angeles Day
Observed by Costa Rica
Type Historical
Significance Celebration of Costa Rica's patron saint
Date August 2nd

Virgen de los Angeles Day is a Costa Rican holiday celebrating Costa Rica's patron saint, the Virgen de los Angeles (la Negrita). It is celebrated on August 2nd with religious pilgramages from San José to the Nuestra Señora de los Angeles Basilica in Cartago. It is the basilica where many tourists and local visit in the country.

Basilica Los Angeles in Cartago, Costa Rica (December 2006)

Basilica Los Angeles, Cartago, Costa Rica


  • [1]The Pilgrimage to Cartago

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