"Cathedral - history" Cathedral Tip by micas_pt

Cathedral, Santiago de Compostela: 54 reviews and 137 photos

by micas_pt

The Cathedral’s construction begun in 1075 and it took about one century to finish (1211). Along the years, the Cathedral was refurbished some times, and this is why nowadays we may enjoy the several historical styles and artistic tendencies that mix together.

The Cathedral was built where formerly stood the first chapels. The mentioned first chapels were where the Apostles’ ashes were found.

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

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  • Updated May 12, 2004
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