Visit the July 20 Shrine of the Holy Infant

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Visit the July 20 Shrine of the Holy Infant

A phenomenon of faith takes place every Sunday in the sanctuary of the July 20 Shrine of the Holy Infant, when thousands of people come to this site in southern Bogotá to venerate and ask favours to a representation of Christ as a child. This act of devotion dates from 1935 when Father John Rizzo commissioned a religious art workshop in La Candelaria to make an image of the Holy Infant.

 

 

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

In Bogotá travelers have access to a range of entertainment that includes around 50 museums, plus fine dining, lively nightlife, and nearby nature reserves.