Santiago de Compostela

What to visit

Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. The Romanesque cathedral, drawn following the French model of the churches of the pilgrimage, rises (1075-1211), promoted by Bishop Diego Pelaez and directed by Maestro Esteban on the remains of early churches built in the place appeared the ashes of the Apostle.

Museum of the Galician. Created in 1976, it is the first museum of Galicia that from the perspective of cultural anthropology, tries to encompass and relate the various human manifestations within a distinct community. In addition to the permanent exhibition, other activities are regularly organized exhibitions, courses, conferences ... and publications are edited.

Galician Center for Contemporary Art. Constituted as a dynamic center of cultural life of a city marked by art and history, it was designed and built between 1988 and 1993 by the Portuguese architect Alvaro Siza (1993 Pritzker Prize).

Cathedral Museum. Founded in 1930, now in the museum tour includes three zones with independent access, all located in various offices of the Compostela Cathedral, which allows a complete knowledge of history and artistic importance of a cult cultural important center for humanity.