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  • Mazarelos Arch. Santiago de Compostela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de Mazarelos, s/n. 15705. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) E-mail: info@santiagoturismo.com. www.santiagoturismo.com. Medieval wall entrance. The only Medieval wall entrance still standing. The arch of Mazarelos is the only entrance o the old medieval wall that is still standing. Ac…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Geography and History Faculty, University of Santiago de Compostela. Santiago de Compostela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza de la Universidad, 1. 15782. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 981582144 | E-mail: zhisdeca@usc.es. www.usc.es. A building with magnificent rooms. Built in the 18th century, the University building has been extended several times, even though today it only houses the Facult…

  • Santa María del Campo Collegiate Church. La Coruña.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Santa María 1. 15001. Coruña, A. A Coruña. (Galicia) E-mail: infoturismo@coruna.es. www.turismocoruna.com. An important parish. It lies in Ciudad Vieja. It dates back to the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, and was once the second most important parish church in the area. Building was complet…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 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…

  • Santa María la Nueva Church. Noia.

    Art | Monuments


    … Calle Escultor Ferreiro s/n. 15200. Noia. A Coruña. (Galicia) www.noia.es. It is one of the most representative Gothic churches.Built in 1327 on the site of an old Romanesque church.The church has a single nave with flat plan sanctuary and thick walls.During the XVIII century a sacristy was added al…

  • Santa María Convent in Sobrado. Sobrado.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Portal s/n. 15813. Sobrado. A Coruña. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 981787626 | The monastery already existed in the 10th century, but this impressive building began to be constructed in 1142, with monks from Claraval. The chapel of the Magdalena and the chapter house remain from this Romanesque bui…

  • 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…

  • Pazo de Xelmírez. Santiago de Compostela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Obradoiro, s/n. 15705. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) E-mail: cav@stendhal.com. www.santiagoturismo.com. One of the finest examples of Spanish civil Romanesque art. Normal 0 21 false false false ES X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNorma…

  • Tower of Hercules. La Coruña.

    Art, World Heritage | Monuments, Cultural Heritage


    … Avenida de Navarra s/n. 15002. Coruña, A. A Coruña. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 981223730 | E-mail: torredehercules@coruna.es. www.torredeherculesacoruna.com. The repose of Hercules. This is one of the oldest Roman lighthouses still in operation in the world. The Tower of Hercules is located between the cov…

  • Raxoi Palace. Santiago de Compostela.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza del Obradoiro, s/n. 15705. Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 981563864 | E-mail: info@santiagoturismo.com. http://www.santiagoturismo.com/monumentos/pazo-de-raxoi. An old seminary for confessors. The Raxoi Palace is located in front of the Cathedral in Plaza del Obradoiro. …

  • 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.…

  • Lugo Cathedral. Lugo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Santa María s/n. 27001. Lugo. (Galicia) E-mail: lugoturismo@concellodelugo.org. http://www.lugoturismo.com/quevisitar/cultural/?pag=monumentos&tipoMonumento=REL. Its prolonged construction originated the mixture of styles in its construction. After undergoing a long series of vicissitudes, the…

  • Mondoñedo Cathedral. Mondoñedo.

    Art | Monuments


    … Plaza Catedral s/n. 27740. Mondoñedo. Lugo. (Galicia) Fax.: +34 982507080 | The great temple of Mondoñedo. Construction began in 1219 with Bishop San Martín. The temple was consecrated in 1248. It has three naves and is in a Romanesque Cistercian style, although later reforms added diverse architect…

  • Castros de Ligonde. Monterroso.

    Art | Monuments


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

  • 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 …


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