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Serenity at Sar

A lovely place to get away from the busy town. Much more of a camino feel to it. Although still and... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2018
Simon L
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Very nice little museum and church

Maybe not for everyone, but we liked it very much. The museum is tiny, but gives access also to... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Michiel T
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Rua do Sar, 15702, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

A lovely place to get away from the busy town. Much more of a camino feel to it. Although still and active church (there was a christening at the time I visited), you feel a sense of history.

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Maybe not for everyone, but we liked it very much. The museum is tiny, but gives access also to the small cloister and church which are very nice.

Thank Michiel T
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Situated away from the crowds this peaceful church leans on it's buttresses. There's a free carpark on site and a peaceful garden at the back

Thank tezpil
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This small church still has most of its original Romanesque structure and charm left from the 12th century when first built. However, one of it’s most interesting feature the inner walls and columns lean and look like it would fall in and probably would if...More

1  Thank Andrew215
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Famous for its leaning buttresses ,this little church is on its feet since the XII century.It is a beauriful building to visit if you enjoy arquitecture and you can visit the inside for free.

Thank LAMFDTK
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Small but lovely Romanesque church with one arcade in the cloister extant, the other arcades are renaissance or later. The real interest though is seeing that the main pillars in the nave have moved inwards at the base. It's a miracle that the thing is...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Interesting church I visited on my way up to the hilltop Cidade da Cultura de Galicia. This lies outside the city center, away from virtually all tourist sights, so foot traffic is light here to say the least. In fact, aside from one local parishioner,...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

It is quite interesting to see the church that is falling. But to see it you have to entry, so check out first the schedule when you can do it. There is also claustro inside where you can see archeological exhibition. It's quite far away...More

1  Thank Monika C
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Off the main track (on the other side of the railway station), this church seems not heavily visited. It is free and not so far from the old town, so you might easily include it into your Santiago route. The romanesque walls and the dimly...More

1  Thank Vannegen
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This is an ancient building, tucked in a working-class neighborhood on the south side of Santiago. It leans a bit to starboard, but they shored that up about 300 years ago. It's a big, airy church still in daily use, with a charming flower-garden cloister...More

1  Thank Rebrites
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