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Las Lajas Shrine

The Las Lajas Shrine is a Catholic minor basilica in Ipiales, Colombia, located within the canyon of the Guáitara River. The basilica was built between 1916 and 1949 in the Gothic architectural style to commemorate an apparition of the Virgin Mary. Measured from the base of the canyon, the basilica is 100 metres (330 ft) tall.

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