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  • Location: Barcelona, Spain
  • Duration:  5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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July 2010

Inside the church

Montserrat's Black Madonna

July 2009

Many people take a few moments to embrace their heart's connection to her. Please ensure you get good detail from the guide about her story. It is a touching place and was well worth the wait to see her and her dedicated area of the Basilica.

Montserrat's Basilica's Worship Chapel

July 2009

This was the largest standalone chapel we discovered in the rooms that follow the black Madonna's devotion chamber.

Montserrat's Devotion Candles

July 2009

Exiting the black Madonna's chamber and hallways, you are led down a path where you will find many devotional candles for use.

Montserrat's Basilica During Mass

July 2009

Mass filled up quickly in spite of the fact there are many seats and side chappels to sit within. People were standing along the back wall, and others were sitting on the stairs that lead to the individual side chappels.

Montserrat Basilica's Carving Example

July 2009

The entire wall -- one leading to the black Madonna -- is filled with carvings of honorable people, animals, flora and fauna all conveying their own particular story.

Montserrat Basilica's Stairwell of the Heavens

July 2009

Walking up this stairwell closest to the black Madonna allows an all too brief overview of the people chosen to be honored by many founders and craftsmen.

Detailed Glimpse of Montserrat's Basilica Stairwell

July 2009

Astoundingly, everywhere you look is something for the eyes, mind and heart to take in . Notice the detail in lattice work on the ceilings.

Montserrat Basilica Corridor

July 2009

This view allows a small glimpse into the varied paintings, stained glass, architectural detail and marble mosaic tiles that tease your eyes to walk slowly and take it all in before arriving at the room where the black Madonna is housed.

Montserrat Basilica's Doors of Stature

July 2009

Who could not feel moved by the power of these regal doors and the brilliant display of light capturing the hues in the marble stairs?

Montserrat's Basilica Hall

July 2009

This is the beginning of the line to see the black Madonna statue.

Montserrat's Basilica Hall Artwork

July 2009

This is one of the many fantastic paintings you will see in every direction the eyes can see.

Montserrat's Basilica Entrypoints

July 2009

You walk through this marbled courtyard to either continue on to see the black Madonna or enter the Basilica's main entrance.

Montserrat's Worship Rooms (Example)

July 2009

Every step forward to see the black Madonna affords you a leftmost glimpse into the main Basilica and countless beautiful small worship rooms.

Montserrat's Black Madonna Entranceway

July 2009

Here, the waiting visitors begin their ascent into corridors that will leave you in awe as you almost wish the line would slow in its movement. Paintings, stained glass, statues, marbling, chandeliers engulf you as you walk on.

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