San Domingos de Bonaval
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San Domingos de Bonaval

Exiting the almond-shaped historic centre along the street called Casas Reais, we arrive at the Galician Center for Contemporary Art (CGAC), designed by the architect Alvaro Siza and opened in 1993 to accommodate the latest trends in painting, sculpture, photography and installations.Behind the CGAC is the Monastery of San Domingos de Bonaval, founded in 1220 by San Domingos de Guzmán. It now houses the Museo do Pobo Galego, dedicated to restoring and exhibiting ethnographic and anthropological materials relevant to the life and customs of Galicia. Beside it stands the Church of San Domingos de Bonaval, which houses the Pantheon of Illustrious Galicians: the burial site for figures like Castelao, Rosalia de Castro, and Alfredo Brañas.

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San Domingos de Bonaval
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Santiago de Compostela, 15703