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Sep 6, 2018
“Very big”
Oct 9, 2017
“Enormous horreo next to a beautiful old church”
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Impressive when standing in front of it. Especially when thinking about its erection, in 1760. Wondering whether it is still in use. Inclusief some pictures of other hórreos.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

The countryside is dotted with grain stores of every size, from tiny 3-row to this huge one with 30 rows of posts. Traditionally used to store maize and any other produce that needs to be kept out of reach of rodents and stored in a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank mariaben64
Reviewed September 6, 2017

As all the guide books point out this grain storage container is impressive for its length. My only disappointment was the lack of upkeep, not of the hórreo itself but of the signs explaining its history. When we visited the main sign was so covered...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Ray V
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Traveling through Galicia you see hórreos and quickly learn their purpose and cultural significance. We stopped to see the Hórreo de Carnota as it is noted to be the largest one in Galicia. There is no formality surrounding the site; it's located in a field...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed January 17, 2016

This is an impressive sight: a long grain storage container dating back to the 18th century! It gives you a sense of not only how grain storage was done then but also a sense that understanding the quantity of grain available to the population. It...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Evoqueen
Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

This is a very long horrio and a very exiting building. I liked very much. It is incredible. 34 meters of stone

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank jcastan55
Reviewed July 15, 2014

If you travel through Galicia, you see "horreos" everywhere. Naturally, it is almost obligatory to visit the biggest one. It is open, you can see what is inside (not much, I confess). The access by car is quite tight, but you will make it.

Date of experience: May 2014
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