This museum is home to pieces from the 14th and 15th centuries and boasts the only medieval cloister in Galicia.
Sacred art close to Vigo.
Vigo and Tui, which are around 30 km apart, form one of the Roman Catholic dioceses of Galicia. This border town with Portugal is the site of the Santa María Cathedral, its most famous building, which was originally built in the Romanesque style with a gothic façade added in the 12th century. It is one of the first works built in this architectural style in the whole of Spain. Inside, you'll find the Cathedral museum, which has some truly invaluable pieces on display, such as a ciborium from the 15th century and a 14th-century image of the Virgen Mary known as "La Patrona". In addition, the beautiful internal cloister, built in the gothic style, is the only remaining medieval cathedral cloister in Galicia. Despite having to leave the city, these sacred treasures make the journey to Tui well worth your while; it won't take more than 25 minutes by car.