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Two thousand years have passed since the death of Christ. His twelve Apostles dispersed around the world to preach his word. Peter went to Rome,...
The Plaza del Obradoiro is the monumental centre of Santiago de Compostela. This square is like a compilation of the thousand-year-old history...
In 1486, the Catholic Monarchs, Isabella and Ferdinand visited Santiago. Sick pilgrims wandered the streets. Medical assistance was given in...
The present-day cathedral is the fourth building that arises above the Apostle’s relics. It started to be built in 1075 in order to enlarge...
The cathedral shows its visitors a Romanesque interior, dominated by the “Portico de la Gloria.” It was conceived as the atrium of...
This square is the last urban stretch of the French Route. All pilgrims arriving along this route enter this square through the so-called Puerta...
We are facing the impressive facade of the Monastery of San Martín Pinario. It was founded in the 10th century in order to host a group of...
We are in Via Sacra, in front of the church of San Paio de Antealtares. The titular saint is St. Pelayo, who travelled from Galicia to Cordoba...
Saying Plaza de la Quintana is a redundancy, since “quinta” or “quintana” refers to an open public space. While the upper...
We are in Plaza das Platerías, which owes its name to the silversmiths that set up their workshops in the arcades of this square during...