Plaza Cervantes - Santiago, Santiago de Compostela
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Nestled among winding granite streets, Plaza Cervantes - Santiago stands at the center of Santiago's ancient historic district. The historic plaza served as a town meeting place, judicial center, and marketplace before being christened Plaza Cervantes in the 19th century. A bust of the author stands tall atop the central fountain, overlooking the lively square. Today you'll find cafes with outdoor seating, a bookstore, an ice cream shop, and Santiago residents enjoying the day in the sun. The Camino de Santiago passes through this square, which makes it a great place to stop for a tapa and watch the pilgrims on their way into the city. Make Plaza Cervantes - Santiago a part of your Santiago de Compostela vacation plans using our Santiago de Compostela travel itinerary planner.
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  • Small square between the grander having Santiago. It is also bound ride and find it yourself if you travel and you kick the old town of Santiago.
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  • If walking by the center of the city, can see to Cervantes, where is has that only those good students, can see them feet of Cervantes in their waters. Can you see them?
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  • It is one of the most beautiful areas of Santiago, in the latter part of the Camino de Santiago, when pilgrims have already entered within the ancient walls of Santiago de Compostela. The source, the square, and the excellent coffees with his personality make this place a spot to walk around and enjoy.
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