Mondoñedo Cathedral

Mondoñedo, Spain

The Cathedral of Mondoñedo was built in Romanesque and Gothic styles, mainly between 1219-1243. In the 18th century the facade was remodeled and the towers were added. It has three naves.

The polychrome statue in the high altar, called Nuestra Señora la Inglesa (the English Madonna) was rescued from St Paul's Cathedral in London during the Protestant Reformation of Henry VIII of England.


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Founded: 1219
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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Eolo 500 (2 years ago)
After the last renovation the immaculate building is shining again. The best place to see three architectural styles, from románico to Galician. Recommend to spend 1,5 hours visit.
Robin van G (2 years ago)
Great audio tour, discount for Camino pilgrims. The museum is a bit much. My hotel was within earshot and the 4x24/7 bells are definitely hard to ignore.
Mark Auchincloss (4 years ago)
Incredible 13th Century romanesque/gothic roman Catholic Cathedral in centre of small, picturesque town and xcapital of Galicia. For pilgrims it's special as there's Saint James inside and a daily pilgrims mass. The roof top and tour of Bell towers is spectacular but a rare event. Must visit too is the Museum one of the best in Spain!
Paco Sande (5 years ago)
Beautiful place to see at least once in your life time
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