"The land of St James" Pontevedra Off The Beaten Path Tip by Davelyn

Pontevedra Off The Beaten Path: 2 reviews and 2 photos

  Tomb and Church of Apostole St. James the Greater
by Davelyn

If you have but one chance to see Northern Spain, the place to go is Santiaga de Compenstela. Her the remains of the Apostolate of St. James the Greater are found inside the second largest Basilica in Europe. And if the Anniversary of St. James, which is the 25th of July is on a Sunday, this will indicate a Holy Year and a spectacular celebration is put on here on this day. There are also celebrations here on this anniversary date every year also. The Basilica is the second largest outside of St. Peter's in Rome.

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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