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Reviewed 5 days ago

Arriving at the Cathedral in a tour form our cruise we discover first hand the importance this place has in the Catholic World, the amount of pilgrims that walked for days to get here is amazing, you only have to see their faces when they...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank flaviomendo62
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the end point for the camino. If you can get there for the midday service, i highly recommend! I have never seen a service like that! The cathedral is beautiful and always full of new people And the town is quaint and great...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Harrietallan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just a Great city to visit. The hotel was great. Food was cheap, & quality was fantastic. Easy walking anywhere

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marc C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You may enter for free, but it's recommended to have a guided tour for some Euros Botafumeiro show is special. But, I want to emphasize hugging Santiago statue, it was an special moment. Santiago's tomb is pretty.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Juan David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge historical building, with many altars and vaults. Crowds very well controlled by staff. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank John G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, nice architecture attracts international religious pilgrims, a must visit place.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took us a while to find the main entrance which is around the right side of the cathedral (if you are facing the front). Take your time to see everything there is to see. Can be very busy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank canoeboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Cathedral and enjoyed it's size and beauty. We could not get much information from the descriptions because there was no English translation. They do provide easy access to the Saint James crypt and the area behind the alter.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank O7950YPjoans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cathedral has been beautifully restored. Take the tour of the roof. It is in Spanish but you will be able to follow along well enough

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cgnapoli
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Besides the cathedral where you can embrace the holy James, the museum is very interesting with many exhibits from the history of the church. Besides the museum, there is an exhibition on Master Mateo, who was a medieval architect and sculptor. The old town is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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David D
November 18, 2018|
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Response from asesar |
The restauration of the Portico is finished. It was opened for visit during the summer. Right now they are covering it due to the start of the works inside the Cathedral. It´s planned to be reopened again on January.
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ktravel737
April 20, 2018|
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Response from Patricia N | Reviewed this property |
There was no line in sept but don’t know about June
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