10 Sights in Santiago de Compostela, Spain (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 10 sights are available in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

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1. Santiago de Compostela

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Santiago de Compostela, simply Santiago, or Compostela, is the capital of the autonomous community of Galicia, in northwestern Spain. The city has its origin in the shrine of Saint James the Great, now the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, as the destination of the Way of St. James, a leading Catholic pilgrimage route since the 9th century. In 1985, the city's Old Town was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Wikipedia: Santiago de Compostela (EN)

2. Panteón de Galegos Ilustres

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Panteón de Galegos Ilustres José Luis Filpo Cabana / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Pantheon of Illustrious Galicians is located in the church of the convent of San Domingos de Bonaval, in Santiago de Compostela. The whole church is Pantheon, even if only the Chapel of the Visitation and the Chapel of the Holy Christ are being used. It rests the remains of outstanding Galicians such as the poet Rosalía de Castro, the regionalist politician Alfredo Brañas, the sculptor Francisco Asorey, the poet Ramón Cabanillas, the geographer Domingo Fontán and the nationalist artist and politician Alfonso Daniel Rodríguez Castelao.

Wikipedia: Panteón de Galegos Ilustres (GL)

3. Capela do Pilar

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The Church or Chapel of Nuestra Señora del Pilar (Galician: Igrexa del Pilar; Spanish: Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Pilar) is a Roman Catholic temple built in 1717 in Baroque style in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain. It is located in Parque da Alameda, the most emblematic park in the city, next to the Passeio da Ferradura and close to the Church of Santa Susana.

Wikipedia: Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Pilar (Santiago de Compostela) (PT)

4. Capela de Santa Susana

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Capela de Santa Susana Luis Miguel Bugallo Sánchez (Lmbuga Commons)(Lmbuga Galipedia)
Publicada por/Publish by: Luis Miguel Bugallo Sánchez
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The Church or Chapel of the Church of Santa Susana is a Roman Catholic temple originally built in the Romanesque style in the 12th century in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain. It is located in Parque da Alameda, the most emblematic park in the city, more precisely in Carballeira (oak forest) of Santa Susana, at the top of the Passeio da Ferradura.

Wikipedia: Igreja de Santa Susana (Santiago de Compostela) (PT)

5. Federico García Lorca

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Federico García Lorca

Federico del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús García Lorca, known as Federico García Lorca, was a Spanish poet, playwright, and theatre director. García Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the Generation of '27, a group consisting mostly of poets who introduced the tenets of European movements into Spanish literature.

Wikipedia: Federico García Lorca (EN)

6. Dolmen Novo Milenio

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Dolmen Novo Milenio is a sculpture by Silverio Rivas from the year 2000 located in the Parque de la Música in Santiago de Compostela, in front of the Auditorio de Galicia. The work was inaugurated as part of the celebrations of the European City of Culture of the Year 2000.

Wikipedia: Dolmen Novo Milenio (ES)

7. Museo das Peregrinacións e de Santiago

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The Museum of Pilgrimages and Santiago is a museum in Santiago de Compostela focused on the universal phenomenon of pilgrimage and the birth and development of the city of Santiago around the cathedral and the pilgrimage to the tomb of Santiago the Greater.

Wikipedia: Museo das Peregrinacións e de Santiago (GL), Website

8. Fonte das Pratarías

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The Fonte das Pratarías, better known as Fonte dos Cabalos is a monumental fountain in the Baroque style of Compostela, designed by J. Pernas from 1825 that is located in the centre of the Plaza de las Pratarías, in the old city of Santiago de Compostela.

Wikipedia: Fonte dos Cabalos (GL)

9. Igrexa de Santa María Salomé

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The church of Santa María Salomé is a Catholic temple originally built in the twelfth century located in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia. It is considered the only church dedicated to Saint Salome, mother of the apostle James.

Wikipedia: Igrexa de Santa María Salomé de Santiago de Compostela (GL)

10. Estación da Susana

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The Susana is a supporter of Adif, located in Susana, in the City Council of Santiago de Compostela, province of A Coruña. It is located on the A Coruña-Madrid line and currently does not provide passenger services.

Wikipedia: Estación da Susana (GL)


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