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Ermita de la Virgen del Rocio

Calle Ermita, El Rocio, Spain
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Fascinating

This small town, not paved, since horses are up and down the streets, has a very nice church with... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Lola M
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Columbus, Ohio
Not a lot to see

The village is basically a dusty Main Street full of souvenir shops selling the usual things. The... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Golita12
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice church” (3 reviews)
“june” (2 reviews)
“pilgrims” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Calle Ermita, El Rocio, Spain
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

This small town, not paved, since horses are up and down the streets, has a very nice church with Virgen del Rocio. Pilgrims visit this church all year round but the main feasts are in May/June. The virgin itself is very small, but beautifully placed...More

1  Thank Lola M
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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The village is basically a dusty Main Street full of souvenir shops selling the usual things. The church is small and the only thing to visit in the whole place. Not worth the long drive required to get there as is very isolated.

Thank Golita12
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Being the good atheist that I am these places fascinate me. Portugal has its Fátima, the Basque Country its Arantzazu, Zaragoza its Virgen del Pilar, Guadalupe its Virgin of Guadalupe, and finally Andalucia, especially Sevilla, has its Rocio. This is the site where supposedly a...More

Thank Ray V
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Reviewed 15 June 2017

Very nice Church in a lovely small town. Was visited by Pope John Paul II, which was an interesting tidbit. It sits on the edge of a beautiful Marsh, recommend seeing for a bit.

Thank Lizandro C
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The whole town is worth a visit and it is kind of like stepping back in time to a scene of a western. The roads are all sand and outside of the buildings you can tie up your horse! The church is ok on the...More

Thank Gonzolongo
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

The church itself is quite nice to visit and obviously has quite a history. Don't come here outside high season, because the town is a ghost town. Nothing is open and nothing to do.

Thank SebasFlo
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

We went to El Rocio as part of a tour with Thomson, I fear that it was totally over sold but the reps as when we went it was a ghost town, there was no one there and nothing was open. avoid on Tuesdays, I...More

Thank honeysuckle1
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Huge history with this church and the focus of the village. Magnificent altar and shrine - very busy at the weekend. Pretty deserted on Monday/Tuesday. The entire village is worth a wander

1  Thank Jane C
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