Capilla del Santo Cristo de la Salud


This chapel was built between 1753 and 1780. Legend has it that the Chapel of Christ the Savior was erected to honor a miracle. It is said, that in the year 1750 the Cristo Street was host to a horse race where one of the participants could not stop his horse and fell off the cliff. The Secretary of Government at the time, Don Tomás Mateo Prats is said to have invoked the Santo Cristo de la Salud and that the young man who fell off the cliff was saved. And so, the Secretary of Government ordered the construction of the chapel on sight to honor the miracle. It was later revealed that the young man died, but still, this chapel has a distinct spiritual feel to it. How to better start your journey than in this miracle sight!

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