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The Nazarenos: Semana Santa in Seville (18 images)

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Seville's annual Easter passion procession featuring the cloaked figures

Throughout Semana Santa, the annual celebrations that mark the story of Christ's crucifixion, the hooded penitents called Nazarenos, walk through the historic Andalucian city in front of the devout in a series of processions.

Several hundred members of the 57 brotherhoods (or Hermandades) from many of city churches accompany giant floats (Pasos) depicting the road to Calvary.
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