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Going out at night - 1 results found, including:

  Nighttime has a special light in the streets of the old town. The light –yellow, nostalgic, elegant- subtlety beautifies the...

Tour Points - 9 results found, including:

From the end of the 18th c., the old town has been completely paved with Galician granite. Why should we always be looking up with so much beauty...
  Santiago de Compostela´s Romanesque Cathedral is the fourth building erected on the site of the Apostle James´ mausoleum. The...
The centre of the square is not a bad place, the same as the arches of Raxoi Palace, to stand facing the Cathedral if you have a wide-angle lens....
Although the monumental beauty tends to monopolise everyone’s eyes, Plaza del Obradoiro and its surroundings are the most emotionally...
The Cathedral’s beautiful Clock Tower is best seen from Vía Sacra, the entrance to the street between Casa da Parra and the portico...

Cultural Diary - 5 results found, including:

This exhibition forms part of a joint promotion program between the cities of Santiago and Tanabe. It is based on a cooperation agreement...
La XXXIII edición de las Jornadas de Patrimonio Cultural de la Iglesia se celebra en Santiago de Compostela hasta el 21 de junio. Este...

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The Spanish Group of World Heritage Cities celebrates today the 40th Anniversary of UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention under the theme...
Under the motto “World Heritage and Sustainable Development: the role of UNESCO’s local communities”, Santiago celebrates...
Conmemoración de las Jornadas Europeas del Patrimonio por medio de un recital en directo a cargo de los músicos Manuel Paino...

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Celebrations and traditions - 1 results found, including:

2nd fortnight in July  The festivities dedicated to the Apostle, the patron saint of Santiago, of Galicia and of all of Spain, last for...

Guided visits - 6 results found, including:

We suggest a guided tour around the most significant university buildings within Santiago's old town. The route explores the institution's...
A guided tour around sites of contemplation and silence. Santiago's abundant heritage features enclosed convents: places of prayer, austere...
Santiago has an amazing total of 30 historic churches. They were erected down through the centuries by the Archbishopric or the city's many...
Commented tour of the Cathedral´s stone roofs with wonderful panoramic views of the entire city and surroundings.
We suggest a guided tour around the old town by means of a practical digital MP3 audio-guide, which is easy to use and enables you to customise...

History of the Cathedral - 1 results found, including:

The Cathedral’s remotest precedent was a small 1st-century Roman mausoleum, where the remains of the Apostle James Apostle James were...

Visiting the Cathedral - 2 results found, including:

Fifty years after archaeological excavations in the Cathedral, the Cathedral Chapter offers the public the unique possibility of going down to...
The medieval Cathedral’s three main entrances still exist today, although due to successive modifications, they lost the unity of their...

What to do in the Cathedral - 2 results found, including:

Fifty years after archaeological excavations in the Cathedral, the Cathedral Chapter offers the public the unique possibility of going down to...
Open: every day of the year, from 7 am to 9 pm.  

History - 4 results found, including:

Wave after wave of pilgrims soon appeared. All of Christendom wanted to visit the Apostle’s tomb, especially after the Turkish invasions...
There were numerous motives for undertaking the pilgrimage. Pope Callistus, in 1122, during the diffusion of the Gregorian reforms, instituted...
The discovery of the tomb of the Apostle, which took place around the second or third decade in the 9th century, was the logical end of an oral...
Compostela enjoys a singular privilege that was first granted around the year 1122. It is mentioned in another papal bull of 1179, which still...

Presentation - 1 results found, including:

Welcome to Santiago de Compostela. This virtual gateway takes you to the administrative, social and commercial capital of the Autonomous...

World Heritage - 1 results found, including:

Santiago de Compostela was declared a World Heritage City by UNESCO in 1985, in view of its urban beauty and monumental integrity, as well as the...

Prize-winning city - 1 results found, including:

•    1941. Historical Site of National Interest. •    1985. World Heritage City by UNESCO, December...

History - 1 results found, including:

Santiago de Compostela’s dimension as a cultural and university city, and as a meeting place for people from all over the world, has...

Activities - 1 results found, including:

Santiago has an amazing total of 30 historic churches. They were erected down through the centuries by the Archbishopric or the city’s ...

Photo gallery - 2 results found, including:

Leisure and incentives - 1 results found, including:

Santiago is a small and safe city that is made for walking and discovering its monumental beauty and cheerful daily life. Gastronomy...

Dual Year Spain-Japan - 7 results found, including:

Esperar la Semana Santa Compostelana, sus dieciséis espectaculares procesiones, el Festival de Músicas Contemplativas y las...

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In 2011, Santiago de Compostela is celebrating the 800th anniversary of the solemn consecration of the Romanesque cathedral dedicated to the...
Santiago de Compostela will celebrate the 800th anniversary of the dedication of its Cathedral. To mark April 21, 1211, when the king of...
Santiago de Compostela begins 2011 celebrating its past and present in granite. On the one hand, it is the 800th anniversary of the dedication of...
“Compostela no está hecha, está viva, y aunque quisieran embalsamarla como cadáver con verjas y funcionarios...

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News - 9 results found, including:

La declaración se refiere a la ciudad histórica de Santiago como un “extraordinario conjunto de monumentos”....

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Santiago recibirá entre el 12 y el 14 de mayo la visita de una amplia delegación procedente de Tanabe, encabezada por su alcalde,...

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El Grupo de Ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad de España presenta hoy en el East Hotel de Hamburgo su oferta patrimonial y...

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El Grupo de Ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad de España participa a partir del lunes 6 de mayo en unas jornadas que promueve la Oficina...

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On January 31, at the Galician stand in FITUR (international tourism fair), Santiago de Compostela City Council and the European programme...