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CREER Iglesia de Santa María del Campo

Web Municipal Former Collegiate Church of Muros. Currently, it is the parish church of Muros. From its original construction, in the 13th century, the Romanesque facade must be highlighted. Inside, there is an exmple of the Maritime Gothic style, with a single nave made of several wide pointed arches, which give the building the shape of ...

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CREER Santuario de la Virgen del Camino

Web Municipal Testimony of faith seafood This sailor gothic temple dates from the fifteenth century, although there are old remains of a previous Romanesque chapel. Ship, four sections, is formed by three pointed arches supporting wooden roof and resting on abutments. In the background, the main altar has ribbed vault. Welcomes the Virgen del Camino, ...

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CREER Petos de Ánimas y Cruceiros

Web Municipal These ornamental constructions feature the Christian symbol of the cross as their main element. Religious influence encouraged the spread of these constructions throughout the entire region of Galicia. Although the peak of their development was in the 16th and 17th centuries, some wayside shrines and stone crosses ("Cruceiros") were also built in later ...

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CREER Convento de San Francisco y Via Crucis

Web Municipal Also known as San Francisco de Rial, this Gothic-style church is nested in a small valley in Louro, Muros. Surrounded by a sturdy wall, the building originated in the 13th century and stands out as one of the most well preserved monuments in all the municipality. In its origin in 1223 it was ...

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CREER Monasterio de Toxosoutos

Web Municipal The monastery of San Xusto de Toxosoutos was founded in the early 12th century on the banks of the river San Xusto de Lousame. Through the ages it eventually became one of the most important of the fourteen Cistercian monasteries in Galicia. It later fell into a progressive decline and ended up in ...

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CREER Cristo de la Agonía

Web Municipal This baroque representation is charged with a high degree of drama to convey the suffering of Christ on the Cross. It is located on the altar of Our Lady of Sorrows in the church of San Pedro. The church was built during the 15th and 16th centuries over the remains of a Romanesque ...

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