Iglesia de Santa Comba de Bande - Santa Comba de Bande Church
The church was built in the 7th century. It formed part of a convent dedicated to Santa Comba, which was abandoned in the 9th century. The church is small and of Greek cross plan with a flat apse. In the transept you find raised horseshoe arches. The brick barrel vaults rest on these. The base of the dome is a raised vault. A triumphal arch gives way to the main chapel. It is supported on two pairs of columns with Roman and Visigothic capitals. Inside is the tomb of San Torcuato.
Origin: 7th century
Artistic period: Visigothic
Historic period: 7th century
Santa Comba s/n, A 10 kms. De Bande
32840 Bande (Ourense)
Visits by prior appointment. Phone: +34 988443140
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