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Santiago de Compostela, A Pilgrimage

A November 2002 trip to Santiago de Compostela by Wackydaffy

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Quote: The end of one of the great pilgrimages that starts in France; one of the great cathedrals in Spain, with amazing architecture; a quaint town, relaxing and full of Spanish customs

Santiago de Compostela, A Pilgrimage

Overview

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The best thing to do, in my opinion, is see the cathedral. Its architecture is magnificent. Only in Salamanca did I find an equal to its craftsmanship and detail. If you love to study Spanish architecture, or architecture in general, this is a must-visit. If you are spiritual, this is a must-visit. It is the end point of one of the great pilgrimages. Beginning in France, you can walk or bike your way all the way south through the western part of France, through the Pyrenes, and then through the north of Spain. Quick Tips: Best Way To Get Around: Walking. The Spanish way of life is walking. Without it, you may miss some of the best things to see. Not only that, but some places won't ...Read More
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An amazing structure. Truly breathtaking. You can sit in the courtyard and view the great cathedral before you, and you can watch the pilgrims trickling in from their long journeys. It is a must-see. One of the great cathedrals in Spain, inundated in history, culture, and spirituality.

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Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela
Praza do Obradoiro
Santiago de Compostela , Spain