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Monuments - 4 results found, including:

The neoclassical church of Santiago de Padrón is located near the end of Paseo del Espolón. Its thick walls also house traces of...
In Padrón, beside the bridge of Santiago and very close to the Convento do Carme, we can stop at the Fonte do Carme to sip some of its...
Only a few metres from the historic district of Padrón and opposite the Nobel Prize Winner for Literature Camilo José Cela’s...
The chapel of Santiago, located in the village of Outeiro in the parish of San Pedro de Vilanova (Vedra), was built in the 18th century. It is a...

Museums - 1 results found, including:

The Treasury and Archives of the Jacobean Basilica began with the 'Discovery' of the Apostle's Tomb, in 'Arcis Marmóricis', in the old...

Tour Points - 1 results found, including:

 Plaza del Obradoiro is the monumental centre of Santiago de Compostela. Its Galician name seems to be derived from the workshops of the...

Cultural Diary - 12 results found, including:

Organizada por el Consorcio de Santiago, la exposición 'Los milagros del Apóstol Santiago' incluye 22 pinturas del artista...

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La catedral compostelana acoge esta mañana la ceremonia anual de la tradicional Traslación de los Restos del Apóstol...

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Llega a las pantallas cinematográficas compostelanas 'O Apóstolo', la primera película de animación en stop-motion y...

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Comienzan las esperadas Fiestas del Apóstol, una celebración que se extiende hasta finales del mes de julio y que trae cada...

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Compostela finaliza hoy sus fiestas patronales con diversas actividades lúdicas y citas musicales que incluyen el castillo de fuego...

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Celebrations and traditions - 4 results found, including:

Catedral de Santiago December 30th, 12 noon.  High Mass that is said every December 30th in Compostela’s basilica to...
2nd fortnight in July  The festivities dedicated to the Apostle, the patron saint of Santiago, of Galicia and of all of Spain, last for...
Praza do Obradoiro July 24th  As part of the Apóstol Festival, an impressive audiovisual, fireworks and laser show, along with the...
Praza do Obradoiro July 31st  The Apóstol Festival programme comes to an end with a great audiovisual and fireworks show, similar...

Itineraries - 2 results found, including:

The source of the legend ½ day trip  Padrón-Iria Flavia-A Escravitude-Bastavales  Padrón is the...
O Cebreiro-Triacastela-Samos-Sarria-Portomarín-Vilar de Donas  Since in the early years of the ninth century the tomb of Saint...

The Apostle James - 8 results found, including:

The Codex Calixtinus specifies that the apostle James “was martyred on March 25, on July 25 he was taken from Iria to Compostela and was...
According to Acts of the Apostles, in the year 44 AD, while preaching in Jerusalem, James was arrested by Herod Agrippa I, who ordered his...
The discovery of the apostle’s tomb was quickly related by Bishop Teodomiro of Iria Flavia to the Asturian king Alfonso II, who considered...
Starting in the 9th century, the monarchs of the Reconquest recognised the apostle James as the patron saint of Spain; they established the...
Plaza del Obradoiro is an excellent visual summary of the possible iconographic representations that have been made of St. James. The Cathedral...

Visiting the Cathedral - 5 results found, including:

The “Botafumeiro” is a giant censer, used since the Middle Ages to purify the air in a Cathedral that was full of crowds. Today, 800...
We can only fully understand the Cathedral of Santiago by entering the doors of its valuable museum. Touring the museum has the charm of an...
Following the French model of Romanesque pilgrimage churches, the Cathedral of Santiago’s interior space has a traditional Latin-cross...
The Cathedral’s west entrance was finished in 1188 with the culmination of Romanesque sculpture: the “Pórtico de la...
The high altar reflects the lavish baroque intervention in the Romanesque Cathedral. To “brush up” the old 12th-century altar, it was...

What to do in the Cathedral - 7 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.  
The relics of the Apostle James and his disciples, Athanasius and Theodorus, are kept in the Roman mausoleum below the Cathedral of...
In accordance with the grace of the Jubilee granted to the Cathedral of Santiago in 1122 by Pope Callixto II, worshippers visiting the church...
Times of worship:  High Altar Sunday and holidays 9.30 am:  Laudes 10 am: Chapter Mass Noon: Pilgrim...

The Children’s Cathedral - 2 results found, including:

Among the world’s cathedrals, Santiago’s has the honour of guarding the relics of one of Jesus’ 12 apostles, called St. James...
This oldest part of the Cathedral that you see today is more than a thousand years old. But the events that gave rise to it go back long before,...

The treasures of the Cathedral - 3 results found, including:

The relics of the Apostle James and his disciples lie below the main altar. When you enter, you have to keep still since it is a very small and...
Have you ever embraced one of Jesus’ apostles? Well, you can if you are a good pilgrim in the Cathedral of Santiago. On the high altar...
Everyone agrees: the “Pórtico de la Gloria” is one of the Romanesque wonders of the world. It features more than 200 figures...

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...

Recreational areas - 1 results found, including:

There are two ways of reaching Padrón’s Santiaguiño do Monte recreational area. The first of them is on foot, climbing up the...

Standard Tours around Galicia - 1 results found, including:

Duration: Full-day tour Itinerary: O Cebreiro - Triacastela - Samos - Sarria - Portomarín - Vilar de Dornas. Possibility of completing...

Dual Year Spain-Japan - 6 results found, including:

- Esperar el comienzo de la temporada de abono en el Auditorio de Galicia, que abrirá la Real Filharmonía de Galicia dirigida por...

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Para hacer de la visita a la Catedral de Santiago una experiencia más organizada y placentera, ha abierto sus puertas el Centro de...

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La semana grande de Santiago llega a su final. Así que de viernesa domingo visitantes  y compostelanos aprovecharemos al...

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En Santiago comenzamos el fin de semana hoy porque arrancan las fiestas mayores de la ciudad, las Festas do Apóstolo, que...

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Como cantaba Radio Futura, ‘arde la calle al sol de poniente’ en la ciudad santa del fin del mundo. Julio se inicia con la promesa de...

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Charming hamlets - 1 results found, including:

The village of Angueira de Castro is a singular setting, located in the middle of the Portugues Road running through the Municipality of Roisand...

Downloads - 2 results found, including:

Folleto turístico con trazado por los monumentos y lugares de Padrón relacionados con la tradición jacobea de la...

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Guía turística con reseña sobre los monumentos, historia y tradiciones de Padrón. Incluye calendario de fiestas,...

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