Oratory of the Holy Cross of Porreres
Oratory of the Holy Cross of Porreres, 18th century temple.
Update 09/02/23. The Oratory of the Holy Cross of Porreres is located 500 meters from the urban center of Porreres. It is a temple of a single nave but of high religious value.
A good number of temples in Mallorca owe their construction and location to historical events, sometimes to legends and others to reasons of healing. The construction of the Oratory of the Holy Cross of Porreres dates back to the 18th century and was driven by events related to healing.
"Formerly it was believed that the Oratory cross had healing properties."
Formerly in the place that occupies the temple there was a cross of term called Creu d'en Net. According to the tradition the cross had healing properties. With the passage of time, the population of Mallorca became aware of the fact, and many devotees came to visit the cross in search of a miracle.
Such was the popularity of the cross that the construction of the temple was planned in 1722. The cross is located inside the temple of the Oratory of the Holy Cross of Porreres and can currently be visited by the public.
"The cross of the Oratory of the Santa Cruz de Porreres can be visited by the public."
The Oratory of the Santa Cruz de Porreres is located a short distance from the center of the town. In the center we find several emblematic buildings such as the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Consolación, its streets are pedestrian and it has several bars with large terraces.
Near the Santa Cruz de Porreres we can also visit Sanctuary of Montesión or Sanctuary of Cura in Puig de Randa.
How to arrive:
The Oratory of the Holy Cross of Porreres is located at the entrance of Porreres in the direction of Montuiri, road Ma-5030A