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Large, pleasant city plaza containing the church of St. James.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's big, it's square. It faces the renovation going on at the Puerta de Gloria of the Cathedral, so it is noisy with construction sounds all day. An evening visit is advised.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice public square in central Santiago de Compostela, surrounded by the former governors palace for the Junta of Galicia, but since the restoration of democracy is now City Hall; the cathedral; the university-college of San Xerome; and the Hostal dos Reis Catolicos where we had...More

Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 1 week ago

This large square in the centre of the town is certainly worth a look, just for it's sheer size and magnificence. It is busy though, with many large groups, so if you want good photos get there early. This will also avoid the many chuggers...More

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of activities here Day and evening, pilgrims, enthusiastic tour groups, musicians, etc. Great people watching.

Thank M L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The plaza is where the pilgrims meet after their long journey. The architecture is amazing, but the beauty lies in the fulfilled faces around you.

Thank Jarmila K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is a large open plaza with a hotel at one side in a old building. It is a good meeting area. we seamed to arrive at this square ever visit to town.

Thank davidbI9176CB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My dad and I came here for the first time when we finished our Camino de Santiago, and we walked in on a Star Wars event! It was pretty funny, walking around enjoying the beautiful architecture for the Cathedral and other structures around the square...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where the Cathedral is and where the pilgrims end their journey. Lots of backpackers cyclists, horses all gather here.

Thank NannyBrighton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a magnificent place to be. Surrounded by beautiful historic buildings, and the Cathedral itself. We visited in April 2017 - the weather was excellent. This square is the end of the "camino". We were there, when two young people arrived at the end of...More

Thank αικατερίνη κ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When visiting Santiago de Compostela...be prepared for changing weather...make sure you check the weather. A whole lot of steps going around the vicinity.

Thank Lsamoy
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