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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Mark Auchincloss (3 months 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!
Colin Jones (15 months ago)
The museum houses some excellent examples of late medieval alabaster work from London and Nottingham
Dawn Hawkins (16 months ago)
Fantastic experience take the audio tour really detailed really interesting. English available. Loved it. Worth the entry fee.
Mar Villar Rodil (17 months ago)
This is an unexpected hidden treasure. I do not want to do a spoiler, but the paintings inside are really surprising. The religious museum is also outstanding. Do not forget to eat traditional octopus and Mondoñedo style almond cake; absolutely delicious. Enjoy your visit
Roman Toman (18 months ago)
A place of pilgrimage, a beautiful and magnificent cathedral in the west of the city. But who goes to the pilgrimage to Santiago will go through it. The little town is a bit more expensive than all we have seen. But it's really beautiful instead of ...
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