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Monuments - 36 results found, including:

18th Century. Neoclassical.  This neoclassical building of huge columns was erected with drawings of Melchor de Prado between 1769 and...
17th c.    The 'Colexio de San Xerome' was formerly the so-called 'Estudio Vello' (Old Study), established by Archbishop Fonseca...
Mid-16th c. Renaissance.  All that is left of this Renaissance palace built by Rodrigo Gil de Hontañón is the first...
17th c. Baroque   The Convent of San Francisco de Valdediós was founded by St. Francis of Assisi during his visit to Santiago de...
Mid-18th c. Baroque.  Urban palace designed by Clemente Fernández Sarela and built for the Marquis and Marquise of...

Museums - 7 results found, including:

The Pilgrimage and Santiago Museum occupies the former Banco de España building, designed in 1939 by the architect Romualdo Madariaga...
The Treasury and Archives of the Jacobean Basilica began with the 'Discovery' of the Apostle's Tomb, in 'Arcis Marmóricis', in the old...
The Eugenio Granell Foundation was created in 1995 by virtue of an agreement between the surrealist artist, Eugenio Granell, and Santiago City...
The monastic community of Antealtares originated in the 9th century when, after the discovery of the Apostle's remains, King Alfonso II founded,...
The Pilgrimage Museum, which belongs to the state and whose administration was transferred to the Xunta de Galicia, was created in 1951 thanks to...

Parks and gardens - 4 results found, including:

Following the suggested alternative itinerary, the park is accessed via San Caetano Park. Situated in the Almáciga neighbourhood, very...
Although the park is called by the general name Alameda, it consists of three different parts: Paseo da Alameda, Carballeira ("oak grove" in...
This walkway is per se a world of its own, completely separate from the city; it runs through woodland and suggests excursion, adventure,...
The park follows the Belvís watercourse, an elongated area make up of several meadows watered by a small stream. The walls, terraces and...

Art galleries - 10 results found, including:

Aire centro de Arte es un espacio para crear y crecer, con talleres múltiples de artes plásticas, conocimiento emocional y...

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Espacio de intercambio, aprendizaje y creación, disponible para todas aquellas personas que deseen acercarse al mundo del arte y vivir en...

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At Noroeste, arts and crafts merge to offer the caller a rich variety of jezels, textiles, accessories and other personal ornaments. Small works...
The Trinta Gallery has been in existence since 1985. Since its beginning it has worked to promote and exhibit those artists most involved in the...
Conferences, recitals, exhibitions and other Galician cultural activities.

Exhibition halls - 5 results found, including:

El espacio Miramemira abre sus puertas en Santiago de Compostela como lugar centrado en la exhibición de producciones audiovisuales y...

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Inaugurado en junio de 2001, el Espacio de Arte del Grupo Correo Gallego acoge diversas exposiciones y muestras de carácter temporal, de...

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Situado en el centro histórico de Santiago de Compostela, el Espacio de Arte Campus Stellae muestra colecciones nacionales e...

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  With a depth of just four metres and designed purely for scenographic reasons (as an enclosure for Praza de Praterías), the Casa...
Sala de Exposiciones del Colexio Oficial de Arquitectos de Galicia. Realiza exposiciones relacionadas con el mundo de la arquitectura:...

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Permanent exhibitions - 1 results found, including:

San Martiño Pinario was the largest and most influential Benedictine monastery in Galicia, as well as the second largest in all Spain...

Viewpoints - 4 results found, including:

Situated in the Almáciga neighbourhood, very close to the bus station, it occupies the city´s highest hill, making it a privileged...
In Alameda Park, on the hill of Santa Susana's western slope, is the balustrade overlooking the South University Campus. From there, the view of...
San Domingos de Bonaval Park, on the Almáciga hill´s western slope, provides singular views of the old town´s rooftops, which...
Belvís, a neighbourhood to the east of the old town, offers different viewpoints. From the top of the As Trompas hill, all you can see of...

Santiago in 1, 2 and 3 days - 3 results found, including:

MORNING The first thing to do is tour the old town’s streets and squares before entering the Cathedral. To help you out in this regard,...
DAY 1 MORNING The first thing to do is tour the old town’s streets and squares before entering the Cathedral. To help you out in this...
DAY 1 MORNING The first thing to do is tour the old town’s streets and squares before entering the Cathedral. To help you out in this...

Going out at night - 2 results found, including:

  Nighttime has a special light in the streets of the old town. The light –yellow, nostalgic, elegant- subtlety beautifies the...
  Until recently, Santiago was divided into two nighttime areas: the old and the new. This differentiation not only referred to location...

Pubs - 12 results found, including:

Noche, música, fiestas, copas, cocktails, terraza. Clases de baile latino (salsa, bachata, merengue...). Animación y despedidas de...

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Café-pub con decoración moderna de piedra y madera. A ritmo de jazz, blues y pop se pueden gustar combinados o cervezas de...

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Acogedora cafetería y bar en el corazón de la zona vieja compostelana. Desde los desayunos a primera hora de la mañana hasta...

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Bar de copas y en el corazón del casco histórico de Santiago. Cuenta con muy buena música actual pero también rock...

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Gastronomy activities and events - 5 results found, including:

The Galician gastronomic & enologic store Gastroteca SCQ is in a privileged  location in the heart of the historical centre of Santiago...
Tapéate Compostela es un concurso y ruta de tapas en Santiago, promovido por el Colectivo SCQ y organizado por...

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The small “chic” restaurant housed in the stalls outside the Market features “fridge-less cuisine”: each day they choose...
For a small percentage of the price of your shopping, the Market’s bar (Churro Manía)will cook the produce acquired in the Market...
Compostela is the perfect city for going out for a drink and tapas, especially at the beginning of summer with the...

Where to eat - 24 results found, including:

Restaurante vegetariano / vegano situado en pleno corazón del casco antiguo. Especialidad en tapas, tostas y bocadillos 100% vegetarianos.

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Inaugurado en abril de 2014, el restaurante Resas cuenta con dos zonas diferenciadas. Entre sus propuestas destacan algunos platos de la cocina...

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El Grândola se encuentra en el corazón de la ciudad vieja, en el edificio modernista que en el siglo pasado albergó el Hotel...

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Shopping - 3 results found, including:

** Salgueiriños Market The traditional Salgueiriños Market has experienced a noticeable transformation in recent years. This...
One of these shopping areas has a large number of shops and the particularity that it forms part of a World Heritage old town. This is called the...
The number of typical handcrafted objects is extremely varied: from 'botafumeiros' -censers-, to silver and jet -the city's magical stone-...

Shops - 5 results found, including:

GastrotecaSCQ es el punto de encuentro de los amantes de los productos gallegos, de la gastronomía y de las experiencias. Es un nuevo...

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En el corazón de la ciudad de Santiago de Compostela, en la calle Fonte de San Antonio número 10, a un paso de la plaza de Galicia...

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Librería especializada en temas de género y muy activa situada en la zona vieja de Compostela.  Horario de...

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La idea original de Laura al abrir su tienda fue traer a Santiago de Compostela ropa de diseñadores emergentes y de firmas más...

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Artesanía de Galicia, música gallega, camisetas, plata, cerámica, simbología celta, todo tipo de souvenirs, postales,...

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Routes on foot - 1 results found, including:

By means of this route, we suggest a tour around Santiago de Compostela’s monumental heritage, including a not-to-be-missed walk around...

Tour Points - 15 results found, including:

Casa del Deán is followed, in Rúa do Vilar, by other Renaissance, baroque and neoclassical mansions, which reflect the...
Leaving Plaza del Obradoiro towards Rúa do Franco, we come across Colegio de Fonseca, which may be considered the first real building...
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...
The “rúas” (streets) in the monumental district are rich examples of typical Galician architecture and “reward”...
The Cathedral's south square, which is called after the silversmiths workshops occupying the arches underneath the cloister since the Middle...

Cultural Diary - 63 results found, including:

Inspirado en los cuentos clásicos, 'El bosque de Grimm' es una versión contemporánea de relatos como Caperucita roja,...

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'Potted' es un espectáculo único y original basado en la investigación del espacio, los objetos, las estructuras y el ritmo....

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El pub Borriquita de Belém acoge esta noche un concierto de blues a cargo de Turnes & Casquero, que interpretarán un programa...

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Esta noche el pub Momo acoge un recital de música de autor de la mano del veterano cantautor Ricardo Parada, un ...

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Esta noche, el pub Camalea organiza un especial de Navidad, con Sergio Zerraeta 'Music@medias', que presentará sus 'Martes Class', y el...

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