Santiago de Compostela Catedral


Address:
Praza do Obradoiro, s/n, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain

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Description

The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela is part of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santiago de Compostela, and is an integral component of the Santiago de Compostela World Heritage Site in Galicia, Spain. The cathedral is the reputed burial place of Saint James the Great, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ. The cathedral has historically been a place of pilgrimage on the Way of St. James since the Early Middle Ages, and marks the traditional end of the pilgrimage route. The building is a Romanesque structure, with later Gothic and Baroque additions.

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