Ermita de San Antonio

The Ermita de San Antonio de Padua ("Chapel of St. Anthony of Padua") is a chapel located on the slopes of Monte Hacho in Ceuta, one of Spain's cities in the North of Africa.

Ermita de San Antonio
Chapel of St. Anthony of Padua
Ermita de San Antonio de Padua en el monte Hacho de Ceuta.jpg
Coordinates: 35°53′58″N 5°17′38″W / 35.899383°N 5.293835°W / 35.899383; -5.293835
LocationCeuta
DenominationRoman Catholic

It was originally built in the 17th century by the Portuguese, but was extensively renovated and reconstructed in the 1960s. A festival is held at the hermitage every June 13 to mark Saint Anthony's Day.

ReferencesEdit

  • Hardy, P., Vorhees, M., and Edsall, H. (2005). Morocco. Footscray, VIC: Lonely Planet.