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6 hours in Pontevedra

My wife wanted to follow the steps of St. Lucia of Fatima, so we visited the Apparition Chapel in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lafayette, Louisiana
a important sight away from town center

The basilica is a few minutes walk from the main part of town but the walk takes you past many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Newport Beach, California
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Avenida Santa Maria 24, 36002 Pontevedra, Spain
+34 986 86 99 02
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife wanted to follow the steps of St. Lucia of Fatima, so we visited the Apparition Chapel in Pontevedra. We had time left and went to the basilica. It is old but in great shape. There is a surreal Crucifix near the side entrance...More

1  Thank south6
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The basilica is a few minutes walk from the main part of town but the walk takes you past many wonderful old stone buildings. The basilica has wonderful exterior carved stone. Inside there are many wonderful statues and paintings but sadly no pictures are allowed....More

1  Thank beentheretooo
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Go see the blue ceilings and impressive altar also with many blue accents. Interesting place for photographers. Closed during lunch time.

Thank telebiedronka
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Not such a "little" church but a gem anyway. It is more beautiful on the inside than on the outside, with some great carvings and a lovely altarpiece. Photos are not supposed to be taken inside but no-one seemed to pay any attention to this...More

1  Thank peetajohn
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Absolutely beautiful inside...you can also get a sello for you Camino credential. We visited on a fiesta and the cathedral mass was packed and the plaza beautifully decorated in galicia style, Inc parades and bagpipes.

1  Thank stevo96
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A church built on the pennies of mariners. Less fancy than the other 4 large churches in or near the city's old quarter but just as worth a visit, even for atheists like me. Nice stone carvings of biblical scenes, inter alia. Separate museum/treasury. Serves...More

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here to get our Camino credentials stamped and to spend some time looking around. It was an annual feast day when we visited and the place was very busy. We came back the next day to spend a bit more time looking around.If...More

Thank BigRuss1213
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Basilica is just a short walk from the Plaza Espana parking garage. The altar is lovely and not too elaborate. Although you enter by the side go out the front entrance to see some wonderful stone carving at the entrance. Definitely worth the visit.

1  Thank areview28
Reviewed 16 October 2016

A beautiful and historic church in Pontevedra. No photos allowed inside (as per the many many signs) but that didn't stop the vast majority of tourists sadly. Well worth a visit if you are in the area.

1  Thank The_jagis
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Beautiful little church by European standards but truly a gem. Worth a few minutes. Easy walk from town center.

1  Thank jjflan
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