Church of Compañía or University Church
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17th c. Baroque.

The Church of the Society is located beside the Literary University. It was built by the Jesuits in the 17th century. At the end of the 18th century, when the order was expelled from Spain, it became the University chapel and the façade images, representing St. Ignatius and St. Francis Xavier, were disfigured in order to represent St. Peter and St. Paul. It houses a valuable baroque high altarpiece.

The building is now used actively as an exhibition hall and seat of the Universidade de Santiago de Compostela's Orchestra.

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Church of Compañía or University Church
Church of Compañía or University Church
Igrexa da Compa
Igrexa da Compa
Igrexa da Compañía ou da Universidade
Igrexa da Compañía ou da Universidade
Igrexa da Compañía ou da Universidade
Igrexa da Compañía ou da Universidade

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Location
Praza da Universidade, Santiago de Compostela, 15703
Present use

Exhibition hall (secularised church).

Telephone
881 811 000
Observations

VISITABLE. Open: depending on exhibitions.