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Basílica del Cobre

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an important pilgrimage center

Basilica of the Virgin of Charity of Copper, Patroness of Cuba. This monument is located about 25 km away from Santiago, in the place where the Spanish used to run a copper mine. It is an important pilgrimage center. The slaves ve worked in the mine were granted their freedom in 1801, about 75 years earlier than their brothers of cambos cane.


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