Basílica de Santa María - PONTEVEDRA

The church of Santa María is, without any doubt, the best example of religious architecture in all the city. The Real Basílica de Santa María A Maior dates from the 16th century, and it was an initiative of the Mareantes society, inhabitants of A Moureira, an active sailor’s neighborhood. 
Declared artistic and historical monument in 1931, Santa María combines perfectly the late Gothic with the Renaissance. At this style belongs its principal facade (16th century), by Cornelis de Holanda and João Noble, considered one of the outstanding works of the plateresque style in Galicia, it has a curious image of Sano Xerome with glasses. On the inside, you can observe the Cristo del Desenclavo (16th century), the Cristo de los Marineros (18th century) and the cross vaults. -


Characteristics of Essential

  • Accesibilidad para discapacitados Yes
  • Centrico Yes
  • Cobran entrada No
  • Horario de visita From 10 to 13.30 and 17 to 21; Sundays and public holidays from 10 to 13.30 and 18 to 21
  • Visitas guiadas No

Characteristics of Religious architecture

  • Accesibilidad para discapacitados Yes
  • Cobran entrada No
  • Horario de cultos Monday to Saturday: 11 and 20.30 hours; Sundays and holidays: 11, 12.30 and 20.30 hours
  • You can visit during worship No