The Cathedral was built to honor the Apostle and it is the maximum exponent of the Romanesque located in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the most representative temples of Christianity together with Rome and Jerusalem

That’s the reason why thousand of pilgrims come to visit it every year, walking the different routes towards Santiago, on religious grounds or just to contemplate this architectonic jewel. The cathedral was declared Heritage of Cultural Interest together with the Santiago’s old town.

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