8 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 8 sights are available in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Sightseeing Tours in Santiago de Compostela

1. Santiago de Compostela

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Santiago de Compostela 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. Museo Pedagóxico de Galicia

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Museo Pedagóxico de Galicia Adrián Estévez (Estevoaei) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Pedagogical Museum of Galicia (MUPEGA) is a museum dependent on the Ministry of Culture, Education and University Planning of the Junta de Galicia, which aims to study, recover and disseminate the pedagogical heritage of Galicia. It is located in Santiago de Compostela, in the area of San Lázaro. It was created by decree of the Council of the Junta de Galicia in 2000. In October 2006 it was recognized by the Council of the Junta de Galicia as a museum of pedagogical and technical scientific content of Galician autonomous scope.

Wikipedia: Museo Pedagógico de Galicia (ES), Website

3. Igrexa do Pilar

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The Church or Chapel of Nossa Senhora do Pilar (English: Church of the Pilar; in Spanish: Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del Pilar is a Catholic temple Built in 1717 in Baroque style in Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Espanha. It is located in the Alameda Park, the most emblematic park in the city, next to Passeio da Ferradura and near the Igreja de Santa Susana.

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

4. 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)

5. As Marías

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María "Maruxa" Fandiño Ricart (4 January 1898 – 13 May 1980) and Coralia Fandiño Ricart (24 August 1914 – 30 January 1983) were a pair of sisters known in their city as Las Marías, The two Marys or, to a lesser extent, the two in point. Since 1994 they have been represented in a famous sculpture located in Alameda Park.

Wikipedia: As dúas Marías (GL)

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 within the framework of the celebrations of the European City of Culture of the Year 2000.

Wikipedia: Dolmen Novo Milenio (ES)

7. Fonte das Pratarías

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The Fountain of 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)

8. 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


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