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El Rocio

Local name: El Rocio

El Rocío is a small village on the northwestern outskirts of the Doñana National Park. It houses the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Rocio, in which there is a miraculous figure of the Madonna clad in robes. The second most important pilgrimage in the country is organized here every year.

According to a local legend, in the 12th century a figure of the Mother of God was found in the forest by a hunter. He took it with him, but at night, while he slept, the statue returned to where it had been taken. It confirmed the sanctity of this place and soon the first chapel was built there.


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El Rocío , Spain