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Iglesia de Santiago, Padron

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  • CHURCH OF SANTIAGO OF PADRÓN INTERESTING and BEAUTIFUL CHURCH THAT DESERVES to BE VISITED this church was built in 1,876 by José Piquet, raised on a Romanesque temple, work of Archbishop Gelmírez (1.123) Reformada in the 16TH and 17TH century. El Pedron, Roman altar, beneath the high altar of the Church of Santiago de Padrón is located inside. According to the xacobea tradition, the place where the boat that brought the remains of St. James the Apostle was tied. It is the origin of the current name of the villa: Padrón. Also inside are a Gothic pulpit (15th century) from the time of the Archbishop Rodrigo de Luna, on which is carved a beautiful image of Santiago Pilgrim. Two canvases, representing the arrival by boat of the Apostle Santiago (17th century) and two reliefs, table, recently recovered from is representing the baptism of Queen Lupa, and the arrival by boat of the Apostle Santiago Padrón. There are also interesting and beautiful figures of various Saints as well as Easter of census figures. The villa is located 20 km away from Santiago de Compostela and from the village of Padron part the last stage of the Portuguese way, so it is of obliged passage.
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  • Very beautiful! The docent (?) was very welcoming & pleasant. I was blessed to have the place to myself. The statuary was magnificent! 
  • The caretaker of this hotel is lovely. She will stamp your Pilgrims Credential and invite you to go behind the altar to see the mooring stone. If she has time, she will also tell you about it. Her com...  read more »
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