Basilica of San Martiño de Mondoñedo

Foz, Spain

The Basilica of San Martiño de Mondoñedo is considered the oldest cathedral in Spain; it was the seat of two bishops in the 9th century. The current church, of Romanesque architecture, dates from the late 11th century; it was reinforced with buttresses during the 18th century.



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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Filippo Compagni (15 months ago)
Interesting church. Very good interpretation area for history and architecture. Atmospheric location.
Filippo Compagni (15 months ago)
Interesting church with good interpretation area that explains well a lot of the history. The church is evocative and well preserved or restored.
Fernando PeNguyen (2 years ago)
Much more than just a romanic church -Spain's oldest cathedral, created by roman Britons. Worth the detour if passing by A8!
Thiago Alves (2 years ago)
Nice place to know
Tulia P VOGENSEN (2 years ago)
It was closed. Only saw the outside. Really nice location and building.
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