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  Capilla y Fuente del Apóstol (Santiago de C., Spa)
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Capela e Fonte do Apóstolo (Chapel and Fountain of the Apostle of Franco street).

Santiago Apostle was beheaded in Jerusalem and his corpse and head were collected by his Disciples Anastasio and Teodoro who brought them by boat to Galicia. After arriving in Iria Flavia and according to legend, the bullocks that carried the remains of Santiago, stopped there to drink water. Nowadays, you can see the fountain.

Address: Rúa do Franco, 5

From Praza do Obradoiro, take Rúa do Franco, and just a few metres later and right after Praza de Fonseca, on the left.

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  • Updated Dec 26, 2008
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