Montserrat: Shrine of the Black Madonna - sacred destinations (sitios de interés)
Descripción del sitio
On a rugged mountain not far from Barcelona is one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations in Spain: the Shrine of Our Lady of Montserrat. Since the 12th century, pilgrims have been drawn to the mountain to venerate the miraculous statue of the Black Madonna (La Moreneta). In 1996, 2.6 million visitors came to Montserrat.