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Montserrat Royal Basilica Half-Day Trip from Barcelona

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Montserrat Royal Basilica Half-Day Trip from Barcelona

Spectacular, mountainside Benedictine abbey, one of Spain’s most popular pilgrimage sites for its revered Black Madonna statue is the Royal Basilica and Monastery of Montserrat. Feel free to be in awe of the views from the mountainside, see the vast basilica and venerated statue and visit the audiovisual museum. The church at Montserrat is known as the Basilica. The visit to Montserrat is important for these reasons:
-a Gothic building of architectural significance. 
-Home of Montserrat's masses and choral concerts
- The statue of the Black Madonna.The Royal Basilica of Montserrat has been so important in Spain’s history due to its famous 12th-century Romanesque carving of the Virgen Moroneta (the Black Virgin).

 

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