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Our Lady of the Visitation at Marianska hora - Marian Hill in Levoca

Our Lady of the Visitation at Marianska hora – Marian Hill in Levoca

Bazilika Navštívenia Panny Márie, Mariánska Hora, Levoča, Slovakia

Mariánska hora (Marian Hill) in Levoča is one of the oldest and best known pilgrimage sites in Slovakia. The pilgrimage that takes place annually on the first Sunday in July may be traced back to the times when the Friars Minor, spreading Marian veneration, consecrated the chapel built on the hill to the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary at the end of the 14th century.Continue Reading