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Santiago de Compostela

Photo: Santiago Lopez-Pastor, Museo do Pobo Galego, Convento de Santo Domingo de Bonaval

Santiago de Compostela is a World Heritage City, pilgrimage destination, and cultural capital. This week the town hosts this year’s International Society for Ethnology and Folklore Congress.

International Society for Ethnology and Folklore 2019 Congress

Background
Capital of Galicia, Santiago is also a center of institutional services. The city has a deep-rooted university tradition.

Key Links
santiagodecompostela.orgYouTube
santiagoturismo.com@santiagoturismo

Recommended Listening
Radio Galicia@sergalicia

Camino de Santiago
TripAdvisor’s #1 ‘thing to do’ is visiting the Cathedral, the shrine of the apostle Saint James and end point of the Camino de Santiago, a network of pilgrims’ ways or pilgrimages.

Markets
Mercado de Abastos (Food Market) is the city’s second-most visited site after the Cathedral
Rúa das Ameas (no number)
Open Monday to Saturday, 7 am to 3 pm. The busiest time is between 11 am and 12 noon
http://www.santiagoturismo.com/gastronomia-mercado-abastos
Expedia
http://www.mariscomania.com

Elsewhere on the Web
TripAdvisor
Weather Underground

Museums
http://www.museodopobo.gal

Google Maps

Photos
Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Wikipedia
Santiago de Compostela – Wikipedia

Planeta.com

Spain

Spain Links = Ligas a España

Galicia

World Heritage

World Heritage Cities in Spain

Anthropology

Cities

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