Pilgrims start arriving at the Basilica de Guadalupe

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Danza de los Matlachines – performed by pilgrims from Aguascalientes and Zacatecas

As it gets closer to the 12th December, the Feast Day of the Virgen de Guadalupe, pilgrims start arriving from all over the country. They often perform their special dances as they approach the Basilica and in the large square in front as a token of their gratitude for another year of favors.

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