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Chapel of Meritxell, Andorra

Our Lady of Meritxell is the patron saint of Andorra. It is a Roman Catholic statue showing the Virgin Mary. The original statue is from the late 12th century. But the chapel it was in burned down on September 8 and 9, 1972. The statue was destroyed. A copy was made in 1976 by Ricardo Bofill.

Coordinates: 42°33′14″N 1°35′25″E / 42.55389°N 1.59028°E / 42.55389; 1.59028

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