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Pazo de Oca

Oca, A Estrada, 36685 Pontevedra, Spain
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Ranked #7 of 18 Attractions in Pontevedra
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens, Cultural
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

One of the best kept secrets in northern Spain!! Fabulous self-sustaining palace with one of the best kept gardens in Spain! One can feel the work of generations that have gone into its gardens and walls. Full of special stories and anecdotes! If you can, get a guided tour! AC

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

If you can make time to stop here for 1 hour or so, do so. It is so picturesque and peaceful to walk around.

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Carmel Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Absolutely beautiful. Forget the whole versailles comparison. It's not that, but in its own right it is lovely and WAY less people then Versailles. The four of us were the only people there wandering around the gardens and grottos and ponds and pergolas. Take a picnic.

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Madrid, España
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

As I visited it both ways, enjoying its environment within a company event and on my way, making there a short stop to have a coffee and a short rest. It is a magnificent old pazo (palace in Galician language) that is being utilized for events

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2012

The Pazo (palace) de Oca consists solely of the gardens, which were really beautiful and tranquil. It's about 30mins drive from the city of Santiago de Compostela. If you don't have a car you can take the bus - Castromil Monbus from Santiago de Compostela. The stop is Balboa, and you will need to walk about a kilometre from where... More

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