Basilica of Our Lady of Monguí

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Basilica of Our Lady of Monguí - Faith in the Town

Photo by: Óscar Botero / Viceministerio de Turismo de Colombia

Basilica of Our Lady of Monguí

The most important religious building in Monguí the main church and convent - called the Basilica of Our Lady of Monguí, built in stone between 1694 and 1760. The Romanesque style masonry temple houses the image of the Virgin bearing the town’s name and some works by the painter Gregorio Vasquez de Arce y Ceballos.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Visitors can enter the Basilica of Our Lady of Monguí, cross the adobe bridge over and visit craft workshops where footballs are made.