Pilgrims from the Middle Ages to the present have walked the Way of St. James for months to arrive at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, home of the relics of St. James. The grand cathedral is mostly Romanesque, but has an impressive Baroque facade.

Facade
West facade of Santiago de Compostela Cathedral. Fresco Tours
Location map of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Click to enlarge.
Aerial view of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain. Click to enlarge.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
248390
Article Title
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
Coordinates
42.8806001° N, 8.5468299° W map · aerial
Street Address
Praza do Obradoiro, s/n
Postcode
15704
Visitability
open with limited hours and free admission

Page Info

Place ID
248390
Title
Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Added By
Holly Hayes
Date Added
October 8, 2013
Last Updated
May 6, 2022