Celanova


Chapel of San Miguel de Celanova


Contact details

Plaza Mayor, s/n.
32800  Celanova, Ourense  (Galicia)
turismo@celanova.es
www.celanova.es
Tel.:+34 988432201
Tel.:+34 646026421

Location


Description

Founded by Froila and built in 940, in the vegetable gardens of Celanova monastery. It is a jewel of Mozarabic architecture. It is made up of three parts: a vestibule, the quadrangular nave, and an apse with a circular plan and rectangular exterior. Inside, it has a ribbed vault over horseshoe arches at the crossing, and a sloping dome. The roof is hipped. There is a lintel over the main door. It is dedicated to St. Michael.

  • Construction: Chapel
  • Artistic period: Mozarabic
  • Historic period: 10th century

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Tuesday to Saturday

    From 00:30 PM to 04:00 PM

Prices

  • General: €2
  • Reduced: €1

Services

Guided tours

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