Plaza del Obradoiro, Santiago de Compostela

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Tired pilgrims reach the end of their journeys at Plaza del Obradoiro, the location of the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral. This square also hosts a number of the city’s other important and historic structures, including a former pilgrim hospital and university and city council buildings. Walk around the square to see the variety of architectural styles on display: Baroque, Gothic, Neoclassical and Renaissance. Take time to people watch and be entertained by the many street performers. Plan to visit Plaza del Obradoiro during your Santiago de Compostela vacation using our convenient Santiago de Compostela family vacation planner.
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  • Many groups meet, admire the scenery or talk on training wheels. There is a large number of students, young people
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  • After walking 180 km through the landscapes of the North Road, the end will come the tears in the eyes when you go through the Arch of Palace and get to this square full of pilgrims. The end of the road. the feeling is indescribable.
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  • the views of the square is great can sit to observe with greater intensity the Cathedral at night on dates of Christmas the view is unsurpassed
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