Santiago De Compostela - tourist attractions

markerA Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela Santiago de Compostela Cathedral (Catedral de Santiago de Compostela) is a Roman Catholic cathedral of the archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia, Spain. The cathedral is the reputed burial-place of Saint James the Greater, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ. It is the destination of the ... Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela - photo
markerB University of Santiago de Compostela The University of Santiago de Compostela - USC (Universidad de Santiago de Compostela - USC) is a public university located in the city of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain. A second campus is located in Lugo, Galicia. It is one of the oldest extant universities in the world. The university tr... University of Santiago de Compostela - photo
markerC Monasterio de San Martín Pinario The monastery of San Martín Pinario (San Martiño Pinarioin Galician) is a former Benedictine monastery in the city of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain. Little remains of the original medieval buildings, as the monastery has been largely rebuilt since the sixteenth century. The monastery was c... Monasterio de San Martín Pinario - photo
markerD Botafumeiro The Botafumeirois a famous thurible found in the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral (in the past similar devices were used in large churches in Galicia, nowadays sometimes is used in the Tui Cathedral). Incense is burned in this swinging metal container, or "incensory ". The name "Botafumeiro"means "s... Botafumeiro - photo
markerE Portico of Glory The Portico of Glory is a Romanesque portico located in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. It was created by Maestro Mateo and his colleagues for King of León Ferdinand II, who donated for this purpose one hundred maravedis annually, from 1168 till 1188. The latter is a date inscribed in stone... Portico of Glory - photo
markerF Palacio de Rajoy Palacio de Rajoy is a palace in Santiago de Compostela, Province of A Coruña, Galicia, Spain. Completed in 1766, it is located on the Plaza del Obradoiro. Palacio de Rajoy - photo
markerG Colegio de San Jerónimo Colegio de San Jerónimo is a college in Santiago de Compostela, Province of A Coruña, Galicia, Spain. Founded in 1501, it is located on the Plaza del Obradoiro. Colegio de San Jerónimo - photo
markerH Estadio Multiusos de San Lázaro Estadio Multiusos de San Lázaro is a multi-purpose stadium in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home ground of SD Compostela. It has a capacity of 13,000 and the pitch dimensions are 105 x 68 metres. Situated in the eastern suburb of San Láza... Estadio Multiusos de San Lázaro - photo
markerI Santiago de Compostela Airport Santiago de Compostela Airport (IATA: SCQ,  ICAO: LEST) is one of the three international airports in Galicia, Spain. It is located in Lavacolla, a town 16 km far from Galicia's capital city, Santiago de Compostela. In 2011, 2.464.431 passengers passed through it. The Christian pilgrimage route of ... Santiago de Compostela Airport - photo
markerJ City of Culture of Galicia City of Culture of Galicia (Galician: Cidade da Cultura de Galicia) is a complex of cultural buildings in Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, designed by architect Peter Eisenman and office, and opened at 2011. The buildings are an extreme challenge to construct as the design of them m... City of Culture of Galicia - photo

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Geographical coordinates: 42.8833, -8.55
Approximate population: 95,092

The oldest constructions

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Famous architects born in the city

Famous architects who died in the city