Monfero


Monastery of Santa María de Monfero


Yhteystiedot

San Fiz de Monfero, s/n.
15619  Parroquia de San Fiz de Monfero, Monfero, A Coruña  (Galicia)
correo@monfero.dicoruna.es
http://www.concellodemonfero.com/
Puh.:+34 981793885

Sijainti

Coruña, A

Kuvaus

This old mediaeval monastery of Monfero was magnificently renovated between the 16th and 18th centuries and transformed into a treasure of the Galician rural Baroque style.

It was one of the most prosperous monasteries in the whole of Galicia. Founded in the high mediaeval age, it underwent a preliminary reconstruction in the 12th century, although practically nothing has survived from the Romanesque church of the time. It was practically rebuilt in the 17th century. In has a single nave with a coffered vault and a cupola in the transept supported on eight pilasters. Its most surprising feature is its magnificent Baroque façade, with four colossal columns with a quartz and slate chequerboard decoration between them. Highlights of the interior include the decoration of the chapel of the Virgin of La Cela, and several 15th-century tombs. Of particular interest among the cloisters in the monastic site (16th-18th centuries) is the one designed by Juan de Herrera.

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Aukioloajat

  • Mistä: 01 loka mihin: 31 touko
  • Juhlapyhät ja Viikonloppu
    Mistä 12:00 mihin: 14:00 Mistä 16:30 mihin: 18:30
  • Mistä: 01 kesä mihin: 30 syys
  • Mistä Maanantai mihin: Sunnuntai

    Mistä 12:00 mihin: 14:00 Mistä 16:30 mihin: 18:30

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