San José, Costa Rica, since 1956

19 photos from Costa Rica's annual romería

Every year, an estimated 2 million people from across Central America leave their homes and begin walking to the Basílica de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles in Cartago, east of the capital, to pay their respects to Costa Rica’s patron saint, known locally as La Negrita.

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