Ermita de La Virgen del Carmen, Ponferrada

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Taken the 05/09/10
Fundada a finales del S. XVII, a comienzos del S. XVIII el ayuntamiento ponferradino la cede a los Carmelitas Descalzos.
A su alrededor creció el cementerio de la villa, y cuando este se quedó pequeño y demasiado cerca de la ciudad en crecimiento, se traladó fuera de la ciudad, con lo que la ermita quedó prácticamente sin uso hasta que hace años se construyó a su lado el albergue de peregrinos San Nicolás de Flüe con la donación de un peregrino suizo. Destacan en su interior las tallas de Nuestra Señora del Carmen, San José, Santa Teresa y San Nicolás de Flüe. Además, en la cúpula aparecen pintadas unas simpáticas alegorías sobre el Camino de Santiago a su paso por el Bierzo.
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Latitude: 42° 32' 36" N, Longitude: 6° 35' 9" W see »

Location: Ponferrada, Spain

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