Uruguay could host World Congress of Religious Tourism in May

Salto will present a joint candidacy with Paysandú. At first the cities were planning to do it separately, but then they realized that it is not convenient for them to compete.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Every year a World Congress of Religious Tourism is held, and in 2021 the city chosen to host religious tourists was Pamplona in Spain.

Although Uruguay established an institutional separation between Church and State with the enactment of the 1918 Constitution, it has important festivals and monuments dedicated to different types of religious beliefs, attracting both local and foreign visitors.


Uruguay has a very significant number of centers and monuments of interest for this type of tourism. It also has a high chance of being the next venue, since the event has . . .

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