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Sacred place for Galicians

Lovely 12thc monastery, church and cloister. It is now run by the nuns who operate a shop on the... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
cruising_kitty_57
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Mahwah, New Jersey
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I've been coming to the region for years, but never stepped foot in this area. It was nice to stop... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2016
LBCdovs
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New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the last visit of a very busy cultural tour of Galicia and almost certainly the highlight. From the simple series of Romanesque arches above the entrance door to the exquisite plain glass rose window, this church is the perfect example of where less...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were on the Camino de Santiago spiritual variant route and the monastery was on the route. The church and cloisters are beautiful but what makes it special is staying there and attending the services in the chapel that can be accessed...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Lovely 12thc monastery, church and cloister. It is now run by the nuns who operate a shop on the premises. It is associated with a lovely story about the founder, a soldier who got tired of war and used his fortune to found this monastery....More

2  Thank cruising_kitty_57
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I've been coming to the region for years, but never stepped foot in this area. It was nice to stop by this place and set my eyes on some history so close to where my father grew up. There aren't many large examples of 18th...More

2  Thank LBCdovs
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The monastery is part of camino spiritual. It is beautiful. There is also tourist information inside where you can get a map and stamp for pilgrims.

2  Thank Kamila K
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

It won't take long to visit the Monasterio but it is worth a quick visit and stop at the tienda run by the nuns. Just outside the Monasterio there are a couple cafes and at this time of year a temporary churrería but the reason...More

1  Thank Kls001
Reviewed 16 August 2013

XII century monastery with great history and many medieval esoteric signs. The nuns sell some artisan work. They have rooms if you want to stay. Nearby there is a walking path with a nice scenery including mills.

3  Thank fencingdoctor
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