Plaza del Obradoiro is the monumental centre of Santiago de Compostela. Its Galician name seems to be derived from the workshops of the stonemasons that built the Cathedral´s baroque... read more
`Quintana´ is the same as `praça´ and both words were used in the Middle Ages to define open spaces for public use. The Quintana was a square par excellence, delimited by the... read more
Enclosed convent of O Carme de Arriba
Founded: 18th c. Style: Carmelite.
Facing the impressive façade of the enclosed Convent of Santa Clara is the discrete and austere Convent of Discalced Carmelites, an enclosed order that... read more