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  • San Francisco Church. Betanzos.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Fernán Pérez Andrade s/n. 15300. Betanzos. A Coruña. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 981776529 | www.betanzos.net. It was rebuilt in the 14th century on the site of the 13th-century building. It has a Latin cross plan, single nave and apse chapels. Its roof is pitched. Outside, it is arranged on steppe…

  • Hostal de los Reyes Católicos. Santiago de Compostela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Obradoiro, 1. 15705. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 981563094 | E-mail: santiago@parador.es. www.parador.es. An architectural treasure created to provide lodging for pilgrims. Founded by the Catholic Monarchs as a hostel for pilgrims who had completed the Way of Saint Ja…

  • Monastery of San Martín Pinario. Santiago de Compostela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Inmaculada 5. 15705. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) Tel.: +34 981574502 | +34 981583008 | +34 981572880 | Fax.: +34 981555129 | E-mail: info@santiagoturismo.com. www.santiagoturismo.com. Most of the monastery is in the Baroque style. A magnificent monumental site in the hist…

  • Monastery of Santa María. Monfero.

    Art | Monuments


    … San Fiz de Monfero, s/n. 15619. Parroquia de San Fiz de Monfero. Monfero. A Coruña. (Galicia) E-mail: correo@monfero.dicoruna.es. http://www.concellodemonfero.com/. This old mediaeval monastery of Monfero was magnificently renovated between the 16th and 18th centuries and transformed into a treasure…

  • Santiago Church in Betanzos. Betanzos.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Lanzós. 15300. Betanzos. A Coruña. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 981776529 | E-mail: turismo@betanzos.dicoruna.es. www.betanzos.net. It was built by Fernán Pérez de Andrade. It has a basilica plan with three naves, the central one wider than the side ones, and three apses. It is covered by a double s…

  • Santiago Church. La Coruña.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle del Parrote 1. 15001. Coruña, A. A Coruña. (Galicia) E-mail: infoturismo@coruna.es. www.turismocoruna.com. This is the oldest church in A Coruña. Built in the 12th century in Romanesque style, it was remodelled in Gothic style. The outstanding features of the façade are the brackets with grote…

  • San Francisco Church. Lugo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Soledad s/n. 27001. Lugo. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 982240240 | E-mail: info@museolugo.org. www.lugoturismo.com. From church to museum. Site of the sections of Archaeology, Popular Arts, and Fine Arts of the Lugo Museum. Today it is one of the sites of the Provincial Museum of Lugo. It is susp…

  • San Esteban Church in Rivas de Miño. Saviñao, O.

    Art | Monuments


    … 27540. Escairon. Saviñao, O. Lugo. (Galicia) E-mail: savinao@telefonica.net. www.concellodosavinao.com. It is considered one of the best examples of 12th-century Galician Romanesque and belongs to the convent of San Esteban. The church was declared a National Monument of Historic Artistic nature in …

  • Church of Santo Estevo de Atán. Pantón.

    Art | Monuments


    … Periferia sur de la localidad, a la orilla izquierda del rio Miño. 27438. Pantón. Lugo. (Galicia) E-mail: turismopanton@hotmail.com. http://www.concellodepanton.es/. Built in the Lower Middle Ages and in the early Modern Age, elements from previous constructions were used, possibly Romanesque (12th-…

  • Lugo City Walls. Lugo.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Centro de Interpretación de la Muralla. Praza do Campo, 11. 27001. Lugo. (Galicia) E-mail: lugoturismo@concellodelugo.org . www.lugoturismo.com. Seventeen centuries of walls. The city wall was part of a defensive complex comprising a ditch, wall and an intervallum. Furthermore, it is the only one, a…

  • Samos Monastery. Samos.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle San Benito 53. 27620. Samos. Lugo. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 982546182 | E-mail: info@abadiadesamos.com. www.abadiadesamos.com. College of illustrious bishops. This monastery was built in the sixth century. Nowadays it is a spiritual centre. Samos monastery has suffered many terrible fires and has b…

  • San Salvador Monastery in Vilanova de Lourenzá. Lourenzá.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Conde Santo s/n. 27760. Vilanova. Lourenzá. Lugo. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 982121506 | www.concellodelourenza.es. It was founded in the 10th century by Count Santo (Osorio Gutiérrez). The Museum of Religious Art can be found inside this Benedictine monastery. The building as a whole has the cul…

  • Roman baths. Lugo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Hotel Balneario de Lugo. Barrio da Ponte, s/n. 27004. Lugo. (Galicia) http://www.lugoturismo.com/quevisitar/cultural/?idioma=c&pag=termas. Inside the current spa. The Roman baths are found inside the spa in Lugo. and are in good condition. Some rooms still survive from the original buildings, includ…

  • Los Seminarios. Lugo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Rúa Anxo López Pérez. Lugo. (Galicia) www.concellodelugo.org.…

  • Monastery of San Clodio. Leiro.

    Art | Monuments


    … C/ San Clodio, s/n. 32420. San Clodio. Leiro. Ourense. (Galicia) E-mail: reservas@monasteriodesanclodio.com. http://www.monasteriodesanclodio.com/ES/hotel.html. The monastery of San Clodio was formerly the centre of government of the wine producing region of El Ribeiro. This harmonious architectural…

  • Monastery of San Esteban de Ribas de Sil. Nogueira de Ramuín.

    Art | Monuments


    … 32160. Nogueira. Nogueira de Ramuín. Ourense. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 988010111 | E-mail: sto.estevo@parador.es. www.parador.es. This Benedictine monastery, now converted into a Parador hotel, is one of Galicia's monastic centres and a highlight of any tourist itinerary. It is located in the heart of th…

  • Santiago Church. Allariz.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Mayor s/n. 32660. Allariz. Ourense. (Galicia) E-mail: informacion@allariz.com. www.allariz.com/turismo/cs/index.asp. Pre-Romanesque church with a single nave, a presbytery with a straight section and a semicircular apse. The north door of the church is 12th century. Outside, the sanctuary has …

  • Church of La Peregrina. Pontevedra.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Peregrina, s/n. 36003. Pontevedra. (Galicia) http://www.visit-pontevedra.com. This church's dedication to the cult of the Virgin, as well as its unusual design in the shape of a scallop shell, indicate that it was intended for use by pilgrims on the road to Santiago. It is located beside…

  • O Cuadrante mansion, Valle-Inclán house-museum. Vilanova de Arousa.

    Art | Monuments


    … Rúa Luces de Bohemia, s/n. 36620. Vilanova de Arousa. Pontevedra. (Galicia) E-mail: museos@vilanovadearousa.com. http://www.museocuadrante.com/. The man of letters Ramón María del Valle-Inclán was born in this ancestral house on 28 October 1866. It has recently been fitted out as a house-museum dedi…

  • Monastery of Santa María in Armenteira. Meis.

    Art | Monuments


    … 36192. Armenteira (Santa María P.). Meis. Pontevedra. (Galicia) E-mail: info@monasteriodearmenteira.org. www.monasteriodearmenteira.org. This monastery belongs to the Cistercian order and was founded by the knight Ero de Armenteira in 1168. It has a square cloister, a kitchen, and a tower, all in th…

  • Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Santiago de Compostela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Obradoiro. 15705. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) E-mail: secretaria@catedraldesantiago.es. www.catedraldesantiago.es. The end of the pilgrimage. Santiago cathedral is the last stop on the pilgrims' journey, and its monumental character makes it supremely worthy of this distinction…

  • Santo Domingo de Bonaval Convent. Santiago de Compostela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Bonaval, s/n. 15703. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 981554840 | E-mail: info@museodopobo.com. www.museodopobo.es. An array of different styles. The convent was founded in the thirteenth century, although most of the actual convent dates from after this period. The oldest…

  • Collegiate church of Santa María la Real de Sar. Santiago de Compostela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Colegiata de Sar. 15705. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) www.santiagoturismo.com. It is of particular interest for its slanting columns. It was built in the 12th century on the outskirts of the city. Interesting elements on the exterior are the small tower on the façade and t…

  • Casa do Cabildo house. Santiago de Compostela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Platerías, 2. 15782. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) E-mail: info@santiagoturismo.com. www.santiagoturismo.com. It has a lovely baroque façade. It was built in 1758 and features a beautiful baroque façade. The Casa do Cabildo has a beautiful baroque façade. It was designed by th…


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