Santa Comba de Bande Church



The church was built in the 7th century. It formed part of a convent dedicated to Santa Comba, which was abandoned in the 9th century. The church is small and of Greek cross plan with a flat apse. In the transept you find raised horseshoe arches. The brick barrel vaults rest on these. The base of the dome is a raised vault. A triumphal arch gives way to the main chapel. It is supported on two pairs of columns with Roman and Visigothic capitals. Inside is the tomb of San Torcuato.

Santa Comba de Bande Church

Carretera N-540, dirección Celanova hasta Bande, continuar 10 Kms. hasta Sant Comba

32840  Bande, Ourense  (Galicia)