7 Sights in Pontevedra, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Pontevedra, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Pontevedra, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Pontevedra

1. Island of Sculptures

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The Covo Island, better known as the Island of Sculptures or Illa das Esculturas in Galician, is a park and island located near the mouth of the Lérez River, in Pontevedra, Spain. It has an area of 70,000 m² and is connected to both banks of the river by footbridges and pedestrian bridges. It is the largest and most important open-air museum in Galicia and one of the most important in Spain.

Wikipedia: Island of Sculptures (EN)

2. Ponte do Burgo

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The Burgo Bridge (Puente del Burgo) is a medieval bridge, built over an older bridge of Roman origin, which crosses the Lérez River in the city of Pontevedra, Spain. It is on the route of the Portuguese Way to the north of the historic centre of Pontevedra and to the south of the Burgo neighbourhood. Between the arches above the pillars are carved the famous stone pilgrim's shells.

Wikipedia: Burgo Bridge (EN)

3. Igrexa de San Bartolomé

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The Church of Saint Bartholomew is a Catholic religious building in the city of Pontevedra, Galicia, Spain. The church was built in the late 17th century in the Baroque style as a place of worship and pastoral activities for the adjoining Jesuit college. The church was dedicated to Saint Bartholomew when it became a parish church in 1836.

Wikipedia: Saint Bartholomew's church (Pontevedra) (EN)

4. Estatua de Teucro

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Estatua de Teucro

Teucer is a statue created by the Spanish sculptor Cándido Pazos, located in Pontevedra (Spain). It is located in Saint Joseph's Square above the clock of the central building of the former Provincial Savings Bank of Pontevedra and was inaugurated on 15 July 2006.

Wikipedia: Teucer statue (EN)

5. Santuario das Aparicións

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Santuario das Aparicións

The Sanctuary of the Apparitions is a Catholic convent and sanctuary located in Pontevedra, Spain. According to Sister Lúcia, it was here that the child Jesus and the Virgin Mary appeared to her in 1925-1926 and revealed to her the First Saturdays Devotion.

Wikipedia: Sanctuary of the Apparitions (EN)

6. Pazo de Mugartegui

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Pazo de Mugartegui

The Palace of Mugartegui, or Palace of the Counts of Fefiñáns in Pontevedra, Spain, is a Baroque pazo dating from the 18th century. It currently houses the headquarters of the Regulatory Council of the Rías Baixas Designation of Origin.

Wikipedia: Pazo de Mugartegui (EN)

7. Xardíns de Vincenti

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The Palm Trees Park, also known simply as Las Palmeras, is a public park in the heart of Pontevedra in Spain. It is the most representative and emblematic green area in the city centre, together with the Alameda de Pontevedra.

Wikipedia: Palm Trees Park (EN)


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