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The fact that Praza de Cervantes used to be called, centuries ago, Plaza del Pan (Bread Square) or Plaza del Campo (Country Square) indicates...
Going up to the Cathedral rooftops, at a height of 30 metres above Plaza del Obradoiro, gives you some of the best views of the squares...
The centre of the square is not a bad place, the same as the arches of Raxoi Palace, to stand facing the Cathedral if you have a wide-angle lens....
The bareness of Plaza de la Quintana acquires special value with the effect of the light on the stone. Midday enables you to photograph the...
Although the monumental beauty tends to monopolise everyone’s eyes, Plaza del Obradoiro and its surroundings are the most emotionally...
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...
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...