Plaza del Obradoiro, Santiago de Compostela

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. To visit Plaza del Obradoiro on your trip to Santiago de Compostela, use our Santiago de Compostela planner.
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  • Across from the Cathedral we have Pazo de Raxoi (Raxoi Palace). This imposing Neoclassic palace was built between 1766 and 1772, and named for Archbishop Bartolomé Rajoy (Raxoi in Galician). It...  more »
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