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Lugo is known for its almost completely preserved Roman city walls. The Romans built the bulwark in the 3rd century AD to protect the city of Lucus Augusti from the Germanic tribes. The walls are part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Out of 85 towers, 50 are still preserved. The wall is about 2 km long and you can walk on it. Pilgrims leave the city through the Portal Santiago. There St. James is depicted as a Moorish slayer.

Views from the city wall

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A few meters from the Santiago Gate is the Cathedral de Santa Maria.

Cathedral side view Cathedral Altar

The altar with Mary with the big eyes, the patron saint of Lugo - Nosa Senora dos Ollos Grandes. Use the zoom function (magnifying glasses and double magnifying glass icon).





In the cathedral on the right side altar there is a statue of Nepomuk.