Baroque style

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In the 12th century, Plaza de Cervantes was known as the `Forum´, since it was a popular meeting place where the town crier read municipal...
Plaza de la Inmaculada is bordered by the Monastery of San Martiño Pinario and the Cathedral´s Azabachería façade,...
"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...
©Anxo Iglesias para Turismo de Santiago.
The Cathedral's south square, which is called after the silversmiths workshops occupying the arches underneath the cloister since the Middle...
 Plaza del Obradoiro is the monumental centre of Santiago de Compostela. Its Galician name seems to be derived from the workshops of the...
Casa del Deán is followed, in Rúa do Vilar, by other Renaissance, baroque and neoclassical mansions, which reflect the...
©Xaime Cortizo para Turismo de Santiago.
The Convent of San Francisco, located a few metres from Plaza del Obradoiro, dates from 1214 and now combines its religions function with that of...
You can go all around the Cathedral to look at its four façades, each with its own monumental square. In Plaza del Obradoiro you will see...