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Vista Alegre Park, or `Finca Simeón´, was once a private garden, as shown by its sturdy outer wall, the statues guarding the way,...
Going along Avenida de Xoán XXIII as far as its transport terminus, you have a picture featuring the contrast between the contemporary...
In the 12th century, Plaza de Cervantes was known as the `Forum´, since it was a popular meeting place where the town crier read municipal...
Plaza de la Inmaculada is bordered by the Monastery of San Martiño Pinario and the Cathedral´s Azabachería façade,...
`Quintana´ is the same as `praça´ and both words were used in the Middle Ages to define open spaces for public use. The...
The Cathedral's south square, which is called after the silversmiths workshops occupying the arches underneath the cloister since the Middle...
 Plaza del Obradoiro is the monumental centre of Santiago de Compostela. Its Galician name seems to be derived from the workshops of the...
How difficult it is to photograph its 7,700-metre surface area! Being surrounded by monumental buildings, it is not easy to get a complete...
Casa del Deán is followed, in Rúa do Vilar, by other Renaissance, baroque and neoclassical mansions, which reflect the...
One of the most repeated photographs of the monumental district is the one from Paseo de los Leones, in Alameda Park: tree branches in the...