Church of the Virgin of El Valle
El Valle, birth town of Santiago Mariño and where the patron of the Island, the Virgin of El Valle appeared, is close from Porlamar. It is an obligated spot to visit, especially for catholic and devotes of the Virgin of El Valle.
Tower if the church
The church of “Nuestra Señora de la Virgen del Valle”, is a building with two main towers. On the inside, it is very well illuminated. The figure of the virgin is in the “altar”, venerated by all the locals and all the fishers from the country, because she is their patron. The windows are simple and bright.
The “Altar” of the Church
Image of the Virgin
Window showing a procession
The figure of the Virgin
Statue of Santiago Mariño
The Santiago Mariño Museum is located in front of the church. We shouldn’t forget that this is the town were Santiago Mariño, one of the independence heroes, was born. The museum is simple, but interesting. The construction is a typical colonial house with an internal garden. In the rooms, there are many paintings and furniture from the independence years.
Internal Garden of the museum
A room from the museum
Come to us to know all places of the Margarita island, and the neighbors Coche island and Los Frailes.
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