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A Dark-skined Madona: Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe


Language: English

The monastery is an outstanding repository of four centuries of Spanish religious architecture. It symbolizes two significant events in world history that occurred in 1492: the Reconquest of the Iberian peninsula by the Catholic Kings and Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas. Its famous statue of the Virgin became a powerful symbol of the Christianization of much of the New World.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site


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Place/region: Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe, Spain, Europe
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Publisher: NHK; UNESCO TV
Sponsor: UNESCO WHC
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Rights: NHK; UNESCO TV
 

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UMVS reference: AVFONDS-000258-NHK-665-Hi
Rights holder: NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation