|Nuestra Señora del Cobre|
|Basílica Santuario Nacional de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre|
|Location||El Cobre, Santiago de Cuba|
|Dedication||Our Lady of Charity del Cobre|
|Province||Santiago de Cuba|
|Diocese||Santiago de Cuba|
The Basílica Santuario Nacional de Nuestra Señora de la Caridad del Cobre (National Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Charity del Cobre) is a Roman Catholic minor basilica dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary located in Santiago de Cuba, Cuba.
The church houses the Virgin of Charity del Cobre, a colonial era virgin which is an Catholic national icon, The Patroness of Cuba.
It was built in 1926 in the village of El Cobre about 12 miles west of Santiago de Cuba. It is a 3 aisled church on the hill "Cerro de la Cantera" and is linked to the village by a flight of 254 steps. It has a central bell tower and two side towers crowned by red-brick domes.
Basílica during its construction in 1926
View from circa 1935