SANTA MARÍA DE SOBRADO DOS MONXES

Religious
1511
On the Way of St. James

Location

Parish: A Porta (San Pedro)

Place: Sobrado

Praza del Portal 2

15813  Sobrado - A Coruña

Coordinates:
43º 02' 19.0" N - 8º 01' 20.9" W
+34 981 787 509

Description

Major complex that reached its glory in the 15th and 16th centuries. Abandoned last century, it has been newly occupied and restored sincde the late 50s. The modern church is Baroque, from the 17th century. Standing out are the Chapels of Lla Madalena and El Rosario, and Renaissance sacristy (by Juan de Herrera). The three cloisters: the hospice, the procession and the big cloisters, the chapterhous, its spectacular kitchen and the canteen, complete the main halls.

Access

Turning off at Corredoiras, towards Lugo via Friol, 9 Km ahead (very well sign-posted).

The Ways of St. James

The Northern Camino

Styles

Baroque
Reanaissance
Romanesque

Religious order

Cistercians

Statement

Good of Cultural Interest
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