Vigo: Ethnography

Vigo keeps all the cultural wealth Galicia. Ethnographic elements are presented in Vigo Galicia over all its territory, making it a scale representation Galician heritage.

The material elements that defined the life, work, art and folk customs of the past still linger Galicia in Vigo territory materially enriching.

We find typical elements of Galician culture as traditional houses, water mills, granaries, stone crosses, bibs souls, dovecotes, fountains, manors, chapels and churches.

Each of these elements had special meaning when its use was common, and are closely linked with popular beliefs and daily life of the people of the past centuries.

Their study helps us understand how everyday problems faced, how they took advantage of natural resources and understand the spiritual and symbolic relations to popular belief and know one's native styles of artistic expression.

In this study we present a catalog of over 50 stone crosses and crosses grouped parishes of the municipality of Vigo. We also show the main bores Vigo dungarees and a representative of the rich heritage of granaries, mills and pigeon.

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The cruceiro, ethnographic element representative of Galician culture and art, is full of legends and myths that still survive today. Meet the parishes of cruceiros Shot Vigo and parish to parish.

Animas Dickies VIGO
Animas Dickies VIGO

Dickies of souls that are in the paths emerged as a way to help the spirits or souls in Purgatory by alms and pray a prayer. Meet the breastplates of bores of the parishes of Vigo Shot.

Granaries, mills and PALOMARES
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Within the ethnographic heritage of granaries and mills are very important for the role they played. The barn and grain store and mill as transforming those seeds into flour to make bread. The pigeon appears in the ethnographic heritage Galician lesser extent than the barn.