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 (2 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!
Mark Auchincloss (2 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 (3 years ago)
Beautiful place to see at least once in your life time
Colin Jones (3 years ago)
The museum houses some excellent examples of late medieval alabaster work from London and Nottingham
Colin Jones (3 years ago)
The museum houses some excellent examples of late medieval alabaster work from London and Nottingham
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