Basilica of Our Lady of the Pillar facts for kids
|Basilica–Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar
Catedral-Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar
Nuestra Señora del Pilar Basilica
|Affiliation||Catholic (Roman Rite)|
|Province||Archdiocese of Zaragoza|
|Year consecrated||1st or 2nd century AD|
|Ecclesiastical or organizational status||Minor Basilica|
The Basilica–Cathedral of Our Lady of the Pillar (Spanish: Catedral-Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Pilar) is a Roman Catholic church in Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. The Basilica worships Blessed Virgin Mary, under her title Our Lady of the Pillar. According to its website, this church is the first church dedicated to Mary.
This building is one of the 12 Treasures of Spain.
Images for kids
Detail of the fresco of The Queen of Martyrs in the dome, painted by Francisco Goya
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