Situated some two kilometres from Zumarraga, the Ermita de la Antigua, is known as the cathedral of all hermitages in the region. The Church dates back to the fourteenth century and apart from the gothic statue of Madonna, has a quaint Romanesque entrance to it. Its interiors are built in oak, typical of Basque medieval architecture. Miguel López de Legazpi, the Basque navigator who established a Spanish colony in the Philippines, was baptised in this Church.

Ermita de la Antigua, Zumarraga, Spain
Camino Ignaciano | Historia Domus
Rinald D’Souza, 2018

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