Museo Catedralicio, Santiago de Compostela

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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 history of the Cathedral. the price that is paid to visit deserve the penalty. offerings made by noble desstaco Holy Holy Queen isabel of portugal
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  • I've gone several times to Santiago, I went many times to the Cathedral, but had never gone to the Museum. It's amazing what treasures this Museum
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  • Local guide entrance is confusing, so let's, took us to the entrance. Beside the Obradoiro square. Is prohibited admission 6 euro (EUR 4 senior) and medieval books, statues, and you're looking for botafmeiro (incense burner), tires, large tapestries, Rubens wrote a sketch. Without some lending in to watch anything, but other observers, Charter status in laid back we could see. View from the balcony is great on the second floor. After visiting the Cathedral entrance there. To the Museum after visiting the Cathedral and Obradoiro square return is another. But I didn't see half in ten minutes this is too slowly. (Lol)
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