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Cathedral, Santiago de Compostela: 54 reviews and 137 photos

  Cathedral of Santiago de C. (Spain)
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  • Cathedral of Santiago de C. (Spain) - Santiago de Compostela
      Cathedral of Santiago de C. (Spain)
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  • Cathedral of Santiago de C. (Spain) - Santiago de Compostela
      Cathedral of Santiago de C. (Spain)
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  • Cathedral of Santiago de C. (Spain) - Santiago de Compostela
      Cathedral of Santiago de C. (Spain)
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The fachada cel Obradoiro (the western façade), (or Fachada de la Plaza del Obradoiro) was built in late baroque style (the Churrigueresque style) by Fernando Casas y Nóvoa between 1.738 and 1.750. The gable in the centre shows a statue of Santiago el Grande (St. James the Great), with his two disciples Athanasius and Theodomir, below, dressed as pilgrims.

This is the main façade and of course, the most famous, known all over the world.

Address: Praza do Obradoiro
Phone: 0981 583 548
Website: http://www.catedraldesantiago.es

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  • Updated Nov 29, 2008
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