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Lugo Things to Do

  • Plaza Major

    Plaza Major lies within the old town walls, it is close to the cathedral. Plenty of Cafes and Restaurants. Sit and relax and watch the world go by, well some of it.

  • Roman Wall

    Walk round the top of the wall . Lugo is the only city in the world to be surrounded by completely intact roman walls. The wall has 10 gates and 71 towers.

  • Cathedral

    Saint Mary s cathedral better known as Lugo cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral in L ugo Spain. The building was started in the 12 th century.

  • The San Roque Archeologic Center

    Most people who visit Lugo are visibly impressed and rightly so, by the well-preserved Roman walls, which are a UNESCO monument. The evidence of Roman occupation, however, does not stop there, and one of Lugo's most important sites (death and burial being a preoccupation of the Romans) is largely bypassed in travel books, and thus, by visitors to...

  • Santa Eulalia de Bóveda: unique Roman...

    The purpose of this unique structure believed to be from the 3rd-4th century AD, which has a portico, a small pool in the center, naves and columns, and frescoes has not been established definitively -- scholars have interpreted it to be from a type of baths, "nymph's cave" to a temple dedicated to some god/goddess. In Bóveda can be found one of...

  • Roman thermal baths

    Just a hundred meters from the Miño river, very close to the city center, are the Roman thermal public baths. The baths were discovered in 1815 and were restored by the local authorities. From 1846, new installations were built on the surface of where these baths are located, but keeping the original Roman structures below ground well-preserved....

  • Around the Plaza Mayor

    Lugo has a most impressive municipal area known as the Plaza Mayor which lies within the old town walls. This large rectangular square is close to the cathedral and one of the main gates into the historic district. The Plaza Mayor has the town's clock tower and the Casa Consistorial building. There are also numerous cafes and restaurants...

  • Romanesque Cathedral

    The cathedral is another of the city's architectural treasures. The incredible chapel of the Virgin de los Ojos Grandes, is very Romanesque with valuable Baroque elements. The beautiful Renaissance choir which is the altarpiece by Cornelius of Holland, and an original tympanum in the north door, are some of the temple's most significant details....

  • The Roman Wall

    These walls were built by the romans as a way to keep the city safe from enemy attacks. They were constucted over a period of 45 years between 265 AD and 310 AD. Lugo is located in a hill and the wall surrounds its top. During the following centuries, numerous modifications and repairs were needed to preserve it, but it still stands today as the...


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Lugo Restaurants

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    by gordonilla Written Mar 7, 2005

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    This was a welocme break from the travelling we were doing - we all neeeded lunch. The restauarnt appears to be part of a chain - but do not let that deter you.

    The atmosphere was good and I am sure when it is busy it is even better!

    Favorite Dish: pizza and beer

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  • good bar

    Great atmosphere. Local wines, beers and some from other countries too. Sometimes you will find a night with live music too.All age groups.Closed Mondays and only open in the evening from 18.00hres to early morning. Anything, but swimwear!!!

  • The Midnight Hour

    After strolling around the historic district, where all the action is on the weekends, we stopped for some food at a local tapas bar. There was music playing and people laughing and having a good time in the bars and in the streets. It was almost midnight at the time and we were all wondering if any of the clubs were going to open. There seemed to...

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Lugo Shopping

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    by solopes Updated Jan 25, 2013

    I can't resist without telling the story:

    We were strolling in the old quarter of Lugo, and I was surprised with TOOOOOOO many shoe stores, door after door.

    While Fernanda was enjoying the celestial pleasure, I kept looking around. Suddenly, at the end of the street, against the sun, a placard announced: "....atos para sordos".

    My god! "Sapatos para sordos"? Shoes for deaf people? How come?

    I had to approach, and, as soon as the sun was covered all the placard was displayed - "Aparatos para sordos".

    Do you see what despair can do to your mind?

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    • Architecture
    • Arts and Culture
    • Historical Travel

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