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VIDEO: A look inside Costa Rica's Good Friday processions

Costa Rica’s solemn Holy Week processions are a sight to behold, no matter what your religion. Never attended a Good Friday procession – or have a few years gone by since you last took one in? Andrés Madrigal captures the sights, sounds and elaborate pageantry of the 2016 downtown San José event in the video below.

Most Costa Rican dioceses will hold processions on Good Friday and on Easter Sunday. Review the full schedule of downtown San José events here.

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