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Capela da Virxe Peregrina

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Address: (Church of Virgen de la Peregrina), Pontevedra, Spain

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Very small, unique church

Well worth a visit. Unfortunately its in a popular square for street entertainers so if you want peace and quiet, go when it opens when they are no 'shows' on.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2014
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113 reviews 113 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Well worth a visit. Unfortunately its in a popular square for street entertainers so if you want peace and quiet, go when it opens when they are no 'shows' on.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Very appropriate chapel for all of the Pilgrims walking the Camino. I was welcomed at the entry and sat for a while before continuing on with my journey that day. Very beautiful oval shaped church to be admired inside and out.

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Montana Rose
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This place caught our eye quickly. It is not a very big church, but it is in a prominent position in the city. It's located on the Pilgrim route from Portugal to Santiago de Compostela. The shape is semi-circular (scallop shaped actually) and it's dedicated to the Virgin of the Pilgrims. Inside she is dressed in pilgrim's clothes, and there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

La Peregrina is a stone-built church localised in the heart of Pontevedra. It was erected in honour of the protector of the city, Peregrina's Virgin. In mid August, the city hosts many cultural events, exhibitions, gastronomical festivals and popular traditions such as Peñas. An unparalleled party where people get organised in large groups and play war games throwing wine over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

In the very centre of the town, near the old village and the commercial streets. This beautiful church is named after the Virgin Mary as keeper of the pilgrims. Seeing It at night is a must. Highlighted in the dark by blue lights is the focal point of the stoned square and It is sorrounded by some of the old... More 

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