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The Mandeo Ethnographic and Cultural Centre

Barge Bouza Arquitectura

The Mandeo River runs through Galicia in northwest Spain through countryside dotted with ancient hamlets, small chapels and farms. The river valley’s natural beauty, its ancient culture and architectural heritage make it a recreational and educational location of excellence.
Itineraries and walkways turn the Mandeo area into an open-air museum whose points of interest are connected by the river itself. Now the time-honoured culture and know-how of a region made up of scattered human testimonies have been brought under one roof, the Mandeo Ethnographic and Cultural Centre in Curtis, one of the little towns traversed by the river.
Part inhabited and part uncontaminated forest, the location of the Centre speaks of the connection and tension between local culture and a natural environment where human intervention has always existed alongside virgin countryside. The...

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