A symbol for contemporary Ourense, it was built in 2001 and with it Ourense entered the new millennium. Its silhouette and the footbridge, rising to 22 metres above the river, are remarkable.
Two exceptional statues domain this space: the one devoted to Father Feijóo and Quessada’s Faun, an evocative memory of childhood fantasies.
Isabel la Católica, S/N, 32005
It was the second of the bridges over river Minho, built during the period of transformation of the city in the late-19th century. Its metal arch is reminiscent of Eiffel’s designs.
Montealegre is Ourense’s great forest park, and has the farthest northwestern Mediterranean forest in Europe.
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It was a crucial construction for the development of Galicia in the 1970s, connecting this territory with central Spain.
Keeping one of the most popular statues of the city, a baroque Christ of great realism surrounded by legends.
Inside the Cathedral. Entry through the northern forecourt (on Juan de Austria street),
Cozy square in what was the noble district of medieval Ourense. María Andrea’s house, with its balcony from the 16th century, stands out.
Flirtatious Italian-style theatre with permanent programming, in a building of the 19th century. Its dome takes us to “paradise” thanks to painter Quessada’s frescoes.
Rúa da Paz, 9, 32005
A square for the monumental stairs of the Cathedral’s West Gate , built in the 20th century.
A beautiful medieval bridge still accessible, here starts the route to Santomé, the Celtic and Roman settlement to which it possibly gave service hundreds of years ago.
A place where the past and nature meet, Santomé is a magnificent indigenous forest that hides an archaeological site where the Celtic and the Galician-Roman cultures coexisted .