A cross restored

It must have been considered a miracle. On 13 June 2000  an iron cross nearly two tons and six meters high, fell from the top of one of the towers of the Basilica of Luján. It was almost midnight and therefore there was no on in the place where it fell.

For security reasons the other cross was removed, restored and placed in the cloister next to the Basilica

New crosses were placed in 2005. They were the result of the work of 72 workers. It took them 15000 hours to finish them. 

Each cross is nine meters high and 4.80 meters wide, and weigh approximately 1,400 kilograms each. The main structure of the crosses is of steel profiles and plates, part of the ornamentation of the remaining steel and copper sheets.

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