Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela

(3.6/5 based on 80+ reviews on the web)
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea is located in Santiago de Compostela. A visit to Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Santiago de Compostela travel itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Before entering directly into the Museum, worth the walk around, since it is forming a peculiar architectural complex with the Museum do Povo Galego. As for the interior, it is spectacular but somewhat neglected.
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  • Both the content as the continent are spectacular. Premier exhibitions: contemporary art, photography,... has a selected library (attended by a very dry man who leaves no browse books) is free and in the heart. The building designed by the Portuguese architect Siza will remind you of the Fundación serralves in Porto...
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  • Visit the Center Galician of art contemporary bass a copious rain morning, as is usual in the area. The Museum is next to the Museum do Pobo Galego (which then visited) and Santo Domingo de Bonaval Park. The building is impressive, work of the Portuguese and Pritzker Prize, Alvaro Siza Vieira, is a quite contemporary building, embedded in the historical centre of the city. Account with huge and untapped bright spaces that you can walk well if you don't have any disabilities, (should look at the issue of adapting the spaces to persons with reduced mobility). Surprised that being free just we were visiting it half a dozen people. Can visit, besides them spaces exhibition, its library and huge cafeteria, where we attended very well. Do not let go!
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  • I had one of the best meals of my life in the restaurant round the back of this museum. It was in a peaceful and beautiful garden round the back, we had met the chef earlier on the camino, he was so friendly, and in the restaurant came out to check we were enjoying our food and chat. As I said amazing food, we had a butter bean and lettuce salad and chargrilled octopus...simple food, but so delicious and perfect for the environment, traditional Galician and modern. I could never recreate such delicious food at home.
  • Not the best Alvaro Siza building but sometimes they have nice expositions (I saw three and was never disappointed)
  • Free creepy basement conceptual art.
  • Creado en 1993 e con programación estable desde 1995, o Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea está situado no límite da cidade monumental, nun espazo máxico para os galegos, compartindo veciñanza co convento de San Domingos de Bonaval, onde se atopa o Panteón de Galegos Ilustres; co Museo do Pobo Galego, recordo etnográfico da nosa historia, ademais de constante ponte e metáfora entre as nosas orixes e a actualidade; e cun antigo cemiterio, recuperado por Álvaro Siza (coa colaboración de Isabel Aguirre) e convertido en sorprendente xardín de aires metafísicos, unha presenza moi galaica da auga e unha solución en explanadas e volumes que dá suxerente réplica aos do centro.
  • Interesting Museum but with little content, it is not to visit as a tourist must-see, but if there is a temporary exhibition or some specific act is a good place to go. As a museum if you live in the area always is interesting to go.
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