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Semana Santa

Spain is especially renowned for its Holy Week traditions otherwise known as Semana Santa, which is also a religious holiday.

Holy Week, the last week of Lent, which is the week immediately before Easter, has many glamorous celebrations throughout Spain, when religious sculptures are exhibited in processions around particular cities, like those depicted here in Valladolid and Zamora, which are more sombre and solemn events.

A common...
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