Santuario da Virxe da Barca, Muxia

The Virxe da Barca sanctuary is a church located in Muxía, Spain. It was destroyed by a fire that was started by lightning on 25 December 2013.HistoryThe sanctuary was originally a pre-Christian Celtic shrine and sacred spot. This part of Spain was resistant to conversion to Christianity, and was only converted in the 12th century. The Christians built a hermitage on this location at first, and later the present church in the 17th century.
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  • One of the many places that you must visit when you travel to Galicia. Spectacular location where you can take a walk by the surroundings and the sea crashing against the rocks diafrutar
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  • In the costa da morte, where sale the best seafood and fish of the peninsula, we find this unique Church on the same rocks that beat the waves. I do not think the cold and wind that has to do there in winter. Spectacular site.
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  • Sanctuary restored following an environmental catastrophe, impressive overlooks the sea, as if to protect the sailors. In my opinion a must
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  • Great place for reflection. Beautiful sunsets.
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  • Beautiful and inspiring place where just hours. Too bad that the fire significantly damaged the temple. Only place for prayer and recreation
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  • In Muxia, village of narrow streets and stone houses decorated with mouldings of iron, the Lighthouse is replaced by the sanctuary of A Virxe da Barca, built on the rocks of the coast brave beachfront of the Costa da Morte.) and that of Corme e Laxe.
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  • Spectacular sanctuary and its stones. One of the best sunsets.
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