Chiquinquirá, Boyacá Department, Colombia – Local Colombians On The Main Town Square On A Sunday Afternoon; Background: Basilica Of Our Lady Of The Rosary

Chiquinquirá, Colombia – It is Sunday afternoon on the Plaza Mayor in the Andes town of Chiquinquirá in the Department of Boyacá, in the South American Country of Colombia. Many local residents and Colombian tourists are seen enjoying the afternoon sunshine and ambience of the town square. Vendors sell toys and snacks to visitors. In the background, the 19th Century Basilica of Our Lady of the Rosary looms over the square. It is designed in the Neo-classical style of architecture and houses the famous painting of Our Lady of The Rosary, also referred to as the Virgin of Chiquinquirá, the Patron Saint of Colombia. is a destination of Roman Catholic pilgrimage in South America. Photo shot in the late afternoon sunlight; horizontal format.

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