San Miguel de Bouzas Church

Vigo, Spain

The church of San Miguel de Bouzas is one of the examples of Vigo’s religious architecture with the most history: in 1542, the neighbours of Bouzas told the prelate Don Diego Muñoz that they were so many they needed their own church, so as to avoid having to travel to the neighbouring Coia parish. This was the origin of the current Church of San Miguel, which was first a small chapel, was expanded years later, and was finally rebuilt in 1697. The beautiful religious temple in Bouzas is one of the attractions of this old fishing village, besides its beautiful architecture. It is located facing the sea and its cruciero (stone cross) is believed to mark the town’s birthplace.

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Founded: 1697
Category: Religious sites in Spain

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www.turismodevigo.org

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Aswin HOG (2 years ago)
Beautiful church!
Prabhu Prasad (2 years ago)
Great architecture and a large spacious religious place.
Aldo da Rin (2 years ago)
Not entered yet. Very popular among locals on Sundays.
Felipe Prieto Bueno (3 years ago)
Interior expectacular.
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