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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  • It is important to visit the plaza when completing the Camino. It offers view of the Cathedral, the hotel, and of the many pilgrims completing their pilgrimage. 
  • I cannot see this plaza, both full of people like tapeworm, look where you look all nice, worth sit awhile and look carefully
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  • Next time, I'd stay at the Parador. It could not be better placed and is right in the heart of the historical site.