Sant Corneli i Sant Cebria church

Ordino, Ordino, AD300, Андорра

Sant Corneli i Sant Cebria church (Ordino, Andorra) was built in the Medieval times, but it was significantly reconstructed in the period from the XVI till the XIX century. Inside the church one may find a polychrome wooden sculpture of Holy Mother, dated to the end of the XI century—the beginning of the XII. It is not that easy to find this statue as far as it is the smallest sculpture of the Principality (only 44cm of height). The altar piece is decorated with Baroque  style elements of the XVII-XVII centuries, dedicated to the saint patrons of the church.  In the square right in front of the church one may find shelters that protect the building and the area around from strong winds.

All the railings, used in the decoration of the churches, were forged in the blacksmith shops of Ordino in the XVII-XIX centuries.  These blacksmith shops belonged to the wealthiest family of Andorra Rossel and Arney-Pladonit for centuries. Their museum-house is located near the church (Casa d’Arney-Pladonit museum).

After the walk around the old city it is recommended to visit the Postal Museum that contains the largest collection of stamps.

Address: Sant Corneli i Sant Cebria Church, Carrer Major, s/n AD300 Ordino

The entrance to the church is free. Ordino touristic office  (+376) 878 173

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