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St. James the Apostle (Santiago Apostol), 18th Century, Halacho, Yucatan

<p>St. James the Apostle (Santiago Apostol), 18<sup>th</sup> Century, Halacho, Yucatan</p>

Halacho, \"Reed of the Rats\" in Maya.  This 18th Century basilican church is dedicated to  St. James, sometimes referred to as \"the Moorslayer\". The church became a shrine to Santiago and a center for pilgrimages. The scallop shell motif, symbolizing St. James, is incorporated into the facade and throughout the church.

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