Location Ribadavia
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The Chapel of St Lázaro

The chapel of St Lázaro and hospital and neighbourhood of the same name are situated two hundred metres from the town walls of Ribadavia, as it was previously a leper colony, which were said to bring bad luck and illness in medial times.

The hospital of Lazarino dates from the eighteenth century and there are documents mentioned in the testament of the Pedro Perez Alonso and Juan Perez Bamnos, which contain their desire to donate a hospital Lazarados.



Tourist association - Updated june/29/2009 - Optimized for 800 x 600
© 23/03/2003 Xabier Fernández Davila - Collaborating: Santos Pérez Madarnás, Héctor Pérez Souto