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Imposing Structure

Occupying a large swath of real estate in Praza da Ferreria (square) adjacent to Santuario da... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2016
Boynton Beach, Florida
The Cnurch of San Francisco

TriipAdvisor's heading is wrong. The convent can't be visited. Its nuns have long gone and most... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Colin D
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24 Aug 2017
“Beautifully Understated”
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Praza Estrela s/n, 36002 Pontevedra, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went, the outside is lovely but it was completely shut up. So sadly we could not get to see the inside that many others have commented on. I don’t know if it is now generally shut, but I could find no information about opening...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

For me, this was the best place in Pontevedra. From the outside it looked a bit run down and in need of maintenance. Inside it looked simple and beautiful and well cared for in an understated way that was a stark comparison to the glitzy...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

A very beautiful and historic convent of Saint Francis in Pontevedra. We went to evening mass here (it is in Spanish) - and all pilgrims are welcome.

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Reviewed 19 September 2016

The building had many people outside begging or who looked homeless, around the door and steps, so it was a bit difficult to get near. They were friendly but asking for money. I wouldn't put have liked to have been alone as they were a...More

1  Thank Tallis
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Drop in and see this majestic gothic structure. Mass is held in late afternoon and the doors are open for anyone to enter, Grand and welcoming architecture.

1  Thank BeastiePV
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Occupying a large swath of real estate in Praza da Ferreria (square) adjacent to Santuario da Peregrina, this imposing 14th century church and attached convent is indeed imposing. Massive and heavily weathered granite blocks make up the majority of the structure that overlooks a spacious...More

1  Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 21 May 2016

TriipAdvisor's heading is wrong. The convent can't be visited. Its nuns have long gone and most recently it was the city's tax office. Now it's unused and un-open to visitors. But you can, at certain times of the day, visit the church, which belongs to...More

2  Thank Colin D
Reviewed 6 February 2016

I was walking wit my parents around Pontevedra when I found this Convent. As a Franciscan admirer, I visited.

1  Thank estelalutero
Reviewed 18 November 2015

The large church and monastery sitting above Praza Ferreria dates to the 13th and 14th Centuries. It has a gothic-romanesque style. It is believed to have been started around the time that Francis of Assisi came to Santiago de Compostela and remains a great work...More

1  Thank klsalas
Reviewed 18 December 2013

I went to the Convent church early in the morning to be able to start my Camino walk before the heat of the day. The church was covered in the mist of deemed lights. It was a very good place for contemplation and meditation.

2  Thank Beatle Z
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