Guadalupe, Spain is a beautiful little town of about 2,000 people. It is home to old cathedrals and monasteries, which
are a pleasure to visit. This page has photos of The monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe, one of the country's most important
nearly four centuries. Today, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. As the story goes, the monastery was built in the
13th century after a statue of the virgin Mary was discovered on the banks of the Guadalupe River. It had been buried
there in the year 714 during the invasion of the Moors.
This page has photos of the Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe, the city streets, the city's attractive central plaza,
and the famous old statue Our Lady of Guadalupe. These photos of Guadalupe, Spain can be viewed in the
This is a photo of the small village of Guadalupe, Spain
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The most notable architectural feature of Guadalupe is the Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe.
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Guadalupe Plaza #1093
Guadalupe's central plaza is a nice place to sit outside and have refreshments.
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This photo shows a city street in Guadalupe, Spain.
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This photo shows an example of the architecture in Guadalupe.
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The Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe was founded in the 1300's.
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The monastery was founded after a shepherd found a statue of the Virgin Mary that had been buried on the banks of the
Guadalupe River in the 700's when the area was invaded by the Moors.
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The Monastery if easily the most beautiful building in Guadalupe, Spain.
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Inside the Santa Maria de Guadalupe Monastery.
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This is another photo of the Monastery of Guadalupe.
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Inside the Monastery of Guadalupe.
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Our Lady of Guadalupe #1105
This is a photo of the statue that was buried on the banks of the Guadalupe River in the 700's and re-discoverd in the 1300's,
prompting the establishment of the Guadalupe Monastery.