Museo Catedralicio, Santiago de Compostela

(4.2/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Enrich your visit to the adjoining cathedral by also going to Museo Catedralicio. Tour parts of the cathedral not publicly accessible, such as the Treasure Room and Relics Altar. Visit the archeological excavations or head up to the roof for a panorama of city sprawling below. The museum also boasts tapestries by Goya and Rubens, as well as large library. Signage is only in Spanish, so for a fuller experience for those who do not speak the language, buy the accompanying audio-guide and learn about what it was like to arrive in Santiago as a pilgrim. Also note that the museum is spread over four floors and has no elevator. Put Museo Catedralicio and other Santiago de Compostela attractions into our Santiago de Compostela tour planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The Cathedral Museum of Santiago is without doubt a great and splendid Museum of sacred art, in that its parts and cloister are excellent.
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  • HISTORY that we should not overlook... remnants of the past are still joining us today.
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  • It is a small museum that boasts ancient vestiges of the Cathedral. Better do a tour to solo, because you lose many anecdotes and details.
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