The Widow’s House

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The Widow’s House is a spectacular mansion type building of majestic dimensions likewise its location in A Gudiña, where it became the neuralgic centre of the town from the 19th century.
The large rectangular house of granite masonry and slate roof is divided into two floors opening outwards with large vertical doors and central balcony, which boost and facture the building horizontalness.
The building previously housed the Civil Guard offices. During that period thanks to its dimensions, the ground floor housed the cavalry unit of the body; while the first floor the installations themselves were organized.
Today the building has been reformed to adapt its functions to a tourist office and town cultural centre. On the first floor you can visit a permanent exhibition of the 19/20th century of artisanal and gastronomic products of the region, while temporary exhibitions and cultural activities are organized on the ground floor.
The space is open from Monday to Friday, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. On Saturdays it is open from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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