Santuario Madonna di Capocolonna, Crotone

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#3 of 14 in Historic Sites in Crotone
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Church
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  • painting of the Black Madonna is a must see. Not that hard to find as we were cruising around the roads pretty successfully. If you are in downtown Crotone basically you go south along the coast...  more »
  • This small church is located just 5 minutes from the archaeological museum of Capo Colonna where you can find all the information that you need. Indeed, the church hosts every May a religious...  more »
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  • The Shrine is located near the Archaeological Park of the temple dedicated to Hera Lacinia: The current structure was erected by the basil monks around the sixteenth century; during those years it was the destination of many pilgrims to ask for grace and protection from calamities, especially that of rain. It is said that the icon representing the Virgin of the Cape was stolen by the Turks during a looting at another church, they attempted to burn it but this resisted the flames and was later thrown into the sea. She was found on the beach under the headland of Cape Colonna by a farmer and from there began her veneration.
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  • Suggestive church on the sea. Really picturesque. In the meantime, you can admire the excavations and the museum (free entrance) of capocollona.
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