Former episcopal prison, its façade mantains the Bishop’s beautiful coat of arms.
Rúa Bispo Carrascosa, 16, 32005
Large urban park on the left bank of river Minho, housing many statues by the most significant artists of the city.
This square was an old cemetery and still retains the serene and peaceful atmosphere. It is one of the most beautiful in the city.
Gate of Paradise
An exciting symphony of colour built in stone; in its archs we may find the apostles, the prophets and the elders of the Apocalypse playing their instruments.
Inside the Cathedral. Entry through the Southern Gate (Wheat Square),
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Archaelogical Museum – Former Bishop’s Palace
This Historic-Artistic Monument is the most complete example of Romanesque civil architecture in the city.
Rúa Santa María, 1, 32005
A large multipurpose space in the former militar headquarters: conferences, exhibitions, performances, social events …
Rúa da Canle, 2, 32004
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Rural village of medieval origin on the Way to Santiago. Declared of Ethnographic Interest, it preserves magnificent samples of traditional architecture.
It was the first bridge on river Minho, an engineering milestone in antiquity. Of Roman origin but often reconstructed, the silhouette of its central arches is one of the symbols of Ourense.
St Lazarus’ Park
The heart of modern Ourense: its economic and commercial life is organized around it. Its beautiful central fountain comes from the Monastery of Oseira.
It is one of the largest urban parks in Ourense, linked to the river from which it takes its name. An elevated walkway connects the neighborhood of O Couto and Alameda Park.
St. Martin’s Cathedral
Central monument of Ourense, around which the Historic Centre is articulated. It is the oldest in Galicia, with towers that give it an air of strength.
Access through southern gate. Plaza del Trigo, S/N, 32005
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José Ángel Valente Cultural Centre
A multipurpose space devoted to the cultural activity of Ourense, occupying the previous headquarters of the Bank of Spain.
Rúa do Paseo, 4, 32003
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