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Lugo Cathedral

The Cathedral of Lugo, dedicated to Santa Maria, is an architectural jewel located in the heart of the city of the same name, in Galicia, Spain. Built between the 12th and 13th centuries, it is one of the main examples of the Romanesque style in the region. Its imposing western facade, with three portals decorated with sculptures depicting biblical scenes and figures of saints, impresses visitors from the first moment. The interior of the cathedral houses numerous works of art and religious treasures, including the famous 17th-century high altarpiece and the 18th-century Baroque choir. In addition, its Gothic cloister and magnificent Chapel of the Sacrament bear witness to the cultural and spiritual richness that characterizes this place.

This majestic cathedral, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2015 as part of the Camino de Santiago, is a symbol of the faith and history of the region. Its imposing tower, towering over Lugo’s cityscape, offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city and its surroundings. In addition to its religious importance, the cathedral is a center of cultural activity, hosting concerts, exhibitions and community events that enrich the cultural life of the city. With its aura of solemnity and architectural beauty, Lugo Cathedral remains a must-see destination for pilgrims on the Camino de Santiago and lovers of art and history.

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  • Address
    Praza Santa María, 1, 27001 Lugo, Spain
  • Web
  • Visiting Hours
    Monday to Saturday from 9:30 am to 7:30 pm, Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:30 pm
  • What to see
    Romanic Cathedral, museum

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