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Santa Eufemia Church

  • Detail of the door in the church of Santa Eufemia. Ourense © Turespaña

    Detail of the door in the church of Santa Eufemia. Ourense © Turespaña





Siglo XVII


Calle Lamas Carvajal, 11
32005 Orense
Ourense, Galicia

Telephone+34 988366064

Fax+34 988253343


Santa Eufemia is Ourense's second largest church, after the cathedral. Its construction began in the 17th century, although the façade, an exceptional example of the Galician Baroque, was not completed until a century later. Friar Plácido Iglesias was in charge of the design. Seeing as the row of nearby houses was so close, he came up with a concave façade that could be better appreciated. The church's interior floor plan is Latin cruciform, with three longitudinal naves. At its head is a large Baroque altar with the Cristo de la Esperanza, dating from the 18th century.

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Open during hours of worship.

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Municipal auditorium in Ourense, one of the venues in the Festival © Turespaña

Sep 27, 2019 to Oct 5, 2019


Auditorio Municipal de Ourense - Orense
Orense International Film Festival

Figures with floral and plant elements in the Festa dos Maios. Ourense © Turgalicia

To be confirmed 2020

Maios Fiesta

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To be confirmed 2020


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