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Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Catedral de Santiago de Compostela)

The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Catedral de Santiago de Compostela) is one of the most important shrines in Christendom, believed to be the final resting place of St. James the Greater, one of the Twelve Apostles. The Romanesque, Gothic, and baroque structure is the terminus of the Camino de Santiago (Way of St. James) pilgrimage routes through Northern Spain.More

Praza das Praterías (Plaza de Platerías)

Praza das Praterías (or Plaza de Platerías), a lovely square in the heart of Santiago de Compostela, is ideal for people watching. The plaza is home to a scenic fountain, an imposing cathedral (the south door opens onto the plaza), and arcades at the perimeter where vendors sell silver items.More

Monastery of San Martiño Pinario (Mosteiro de San Martiño Pinario)

This Benedictine monastery is known for its architecture and decor, including a baroque exterior with gargoyles, and an interior with impressive sculptures and an ornate altar. During the summer months, two 17th-century cloisters provide lodging for visitors and pilgrims walking the nearby Way of St. James (Camino de Santiago).More
Camino de Santiago

Camino de Santiago

The pilgrimage route called Camino di Santiago (sometimes translated as Way of St. James) stretches across Europe into northern Spain and down to Santiago di Compostela. This sacred path has been followed since medieval times by faithful Christians who seek to worship at the tomb of St. James, as well as other hikers who are inspired by the spiritual “way.”More
Cape Finisterre (Cabo Finisterre)

Cape Finisterre (Cabo Finisterre)

With beautiful beaches and dramatic cliffs, this peninsula in Galicia is both the westernmost point in Spain and the final destination for pilgrims traveling the Way of St. James, or Camino de Santiago. About 55 miles (89 kilometers) west of Santiago de Compostela, the cape is a site of spiritual significance as well as a place travelers go to swim and sunbathe.More

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Santiago de Compostela Private Walking Tour with Cathedral Ticket
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