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  • Santa María Church in Cambre. Cambre.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Campo de la Feria s/n. 15107. Cambre. A Coruña. (Galicia) www.cambre.org. The church has a basilica plan, with three naves divided into four sections. It has a transept and sanctuary with an ambulatory opening on to five chapels, covered with barrel vaults. It is in Romanesque style, built in …

  • 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…

  • Palace-fortress of the Counts of Andrade. Pontedeume.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida do Torreón s/n. 15600. Pontedeume. A Coruña. (Galicia) www.pontedeume.es.   It was built by Fernán Pérez de Andrade and dominates the whole of Pontedeume Valley. Its square keep is covered by an ashlar vault and crowned by battlements and machicolations.…

  • Meloiras. Monterroso.

    Art | Monuments


    … 27560. Airexe. Monterroso. Lugo. (Galicia)…

  • Castros de Ligonde. Monterroso.

    Art | Monuments


    … 27560. Ligonde. Monterroso. Lugo. (Galicia)…

  • Peregrino Alto de San Roque.

    Art | Monuments


    … Alto de San Roque. O Cebreiro. . Lugo. (Galicia)…

  • 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-…

  • Church of Santa Eulalia de Bóveda. Bóveda.

    Art | Monuments


    … Santalla de Bóveda de Mera, s/n. 27233. Bóveda. Lugo. (Galicia) E-mail: lugoturismo@concellodelugo.org. www.lugoturismo.com. The floor plan is rectangular. There is a small pool in the centre with columns at the corners, and the church is covered with a barrel vault and decorated with paintings. The…

  • Santa María del Azogue Church. Betanzos.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Fernán Pérez de Andrade. 15300. Betanzos. A Coruña. (Galicia) www.betanzos.net. It was built at the end of the 14th, beginning of the 15th century. It has a basilica plan, with three naves, the central one higher than the side ones. Its roof is pitched. In the sanctuary, there are three cha…

  • San Juan Church. Portomarín.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Conde de Fenosa s/n. 27170. Portomarín. Lugo. (Galicia) E-mail: turismo@concellodelugo.org. www.concellodeportomarin.es. The church of San Juan, today the parish church of San Nicolás, is a fortress-monument that belonged to the Order of Saint John of Jerusalem. It has a single nave in five se…

  • San Martín Church in Mondoñedo. Foz.

    Art | Monuments


    … Barrio Caritel. 27780. Foz. Lugo. (Galicia) E-mail: turismo@concellodefoz.org. www.concellodefoz.es. It was an old cathedral and Episcopal seat. It is a pre-Romanesque church, built between the 10th and the 12th centuries, with three naves, a transept and three apses. The façade is 12th century. Ins…

  • San Pedro Church in Viveiro. Viveiro.

    Art | Monuments


    … 4 km. de Viveiro. 27850. Viveiro. Lugo. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 982560879 | www.viveiro.es. It is Romanesque in style, and the oldest in the area. It dates from the 10th century, although its original construction goes back to the 6th. It was extended and renovated in the 12th and 17th centuries. Partic…

  • Santa María la Mayor Basilica. Pontevedra.

    Art | Monuments


    … Avenida de Santa María, 24. 36002. Pontevedra. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 986866185 | http://www.visit-pontevedra.com. The basilica of Santa Maria la Mayor is one of the jewels in the crown of Galician Gothic architecture. It is a clear example of Spanish Elizabethan Gothic architecture. Built in the sixte…

  • Convent of Santo Domingo. Tui.

    Art | Monuments


    … Travesía de Santo Domingo, s/n. 36700. Tui. Pontevedra. (Galicia) E-mail: turismo@concellotui.org. http://concellotui.org/php/. This is a model example of the type of religious constructions built by the mendicant orders –in this case the Franciscan friars– in cities and towns in Galicia. Founded in…

  • 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…

  • Soutomaior Castle. Soutomaior.

    Art | Monuments


    … Castillo de Soutomaior, s/n. 36691. Soutomaior. Pontevedra. (Galicia) http://www.soutomaior.com/. Strategically located in the valley of the Verdugo river, just a few kilometres from the city of Pontevedra, this is an extremely well preserved example of military and palatial architectural. It was fo…

  • Castle, walls and palace of Doña Urraca. Salvaterra de Miño.

    Art | Monuments


    … Rúa da Esperanza, s/n. 36450. Salvaterra de Miño. Pontevedra. (Galicia) E-mail: info@concellodesalvaterra.org. http://www.concellodesalvaterra.org/. Since time immemorial, the town of Salvaterra de Miño has carried out an important military function because of its strategic location next to the Miño…

  • Tui Cathedral. Tui.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de San Fernando s/n. 36700. Tui. Pontevedra. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 986600511 | www.concellotui.org. The construction of the cathedral began in 1120, but it was not consecrated until 1225 under the reign of Alfonso IX. It looks like a fortress because of its crenellated towers. Its structure is c…

  • Santa Tecla Hill Settlement. Guarda, A.

    Art | Monuments


    … 36780. Guarda, A. Pontevedra. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 986610283 | www.aguarda.es. The settlers of Monte de Santa Tecla established the hill fort culture, of which there are still important remains. It was discovered in 1913, when a road was opened. Circular buildings predominate, although there are also…

  • 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 Santa Cristina de Ribas de Sil. Parada de Sil.

    Art | Monuments


    … Carretera de Estrada de Parada a Castro Caldelas, a 2 km al norte de Parada de Sil. 32740. Parada de Sil. Ourense. (Galicia) E-mail: turismo@paradadesil.es. www.paradadesil.es. The Monastery of Santa Cristina has a peculiar feature: both its buildings - church and cloister - are fully Romanesque and…

  • San Rosendo Monastery. Celanova.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Mayor s/n. 32800. Celanova. Ourense. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 988451623 | E-mail: turismo@celanova.es. www.celanova.es. It was founded by San Rosendo in the 10th century, but the current building was constructed between the 16th and 18th centuries. The church is the work of Melchor de Velasco y Agü…

  • 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 …

  • Santa Marina Church in Aguasantas. Allariz.

    Art | Monuments


    … a 6 km de Allariz. 32660. Allariz. Ourense. (Galicia) E-mail: informacion@allariz.com. http://www.allariz.com/turismo/cs/index.asp. This church belonged to a community of Agustinian monks. The three naves end in a sanctuary with triple apse. Light pours in from the three rose windows above the sanct…


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