The Cathedral of Santa Maria in Tui

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The Cathedral of Santa Maria in Tui was built on a site where there has been a building used for Christian worship for many centuries. It is at the top of the hilltop town of Tui, overlooking the Mino river.

Tui to Porto by road

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A wonderful time in Galicia was over all too quickly. We crossed the bridge into Portugal and headed for Porto Airport, and London.

Travel in Spain, Tui Cathedral

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As with many religious building, the Cathedral in Tui was built on a site used for Christian worship since 5C. The current building was begun in 12C after waves of invasions by Normans and Saracens in previous centuries, and consecrated in 1225 … Continued

Travel in Spain, the town of Tui

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Tui was originally a Roman settlement called Tude, perched on top of a hill beside the Minho River and looking to Portugal on the far bank. And it has all the characteristics you would expect to find in an old town – narrow … Continued

Travel in Spain, Day 8, Tui

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Day 8 of Travel in Spain started with an easy drive down the motorway to Tui where we installed ourselves in the Parador for our last two nights in Spain.

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