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.Use our Muxia road trip website to arrange your visit to Santuario da Virxe da Barca and other attractions in Muxia.
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Uno de los muchos lugares que uno debe visitar cuando viaja a Galicia. Enclave espectacular donde se puede hacer un paseo por los alrededores y diafrutar del mar rompiendo contra las rocas more »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
En plena costa da morte, de donde sale el mejor marisco y los mejores pescados de la península, encontramos esta singular iglesia sobre las mismas rocas en las que baten las olas. No quiero pensar el ... more »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.
Santuario restaurato a seguito di una catastrofe ambientale, imponente si affaccia sul mare, come a voler proteggere i naviganti. A mio avviso una tappa obbligatoria more »Sanctuary restored following an environmental catastrophe, impressive overlooks the sea, as if to protect the sailors. In my opinion a must
Great place for reflection. Beautiful sunsets.
Beautiful and inspiring place where just hours. Too bad that the fire significantly damaged the temple. Only place for prayer and recreation
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.
Spectacular sanctuary and its stones. One of the best sunsets.
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