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Contact details

Plaza del Trigo 1
32005  Orense, Ourense  (Galicia)
turismo@ourense.es
http://www.ourense.travel/es/que-ver/detalle-ver/lugar/Catedral-de-Ourense.-Historia-y-fachada-principal/?uid=26
Tel.:+34 988366064
Tel.:+34 988220992

Location

Autonomous region:
Galicia

Province/Island:
Ourense


Description

A great Romanesque temple

It dates from the second half of the 12th century and the beginning of the 13th, and was built on the site of a primitive temple from Swabian times. This building contains a mixture of diverse styles (Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassical), although the structure is transition Romanesque, with Cistercian and Compostela influences. It has a Latin cross ground plan and sanctuary with three apses, of which only one remains. It has been a basilica since 1987.

Construction:
Cathedral

Artistic period:
Gothic

Historic period:
12th century

Setting:
San Clodio, Santa María de Melón.

Practical information

Schedule

From Monday to Saturday
From 11:30 to 13:30
From 16:00 to 19:30


Public holidays and Sunday
From 16:00 to 19:30


Prices

Admission free

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