Santiago De Compostela - other

markerA 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
markerB 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

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Name Santiago De Compostela
Region Galicia
Country Spain (ES)
Population 95,092 inhabitants