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Faro de Finisterre - Galicia
Spain

At the Lighthouse of Finisterre the pilgrims arrive from the Way of Santiago in the end from their trip at Galicia. And the burning fire of some article of clothes or the boots used in the way is tradition. And of course, if a beautiful sun putting can be contenplar the end of the way is realised totally. The Light of Finisterre with its light guides the boats in its navigation by this water dangerous by the weathers that take place and the low ones or reefs that exist and can cause the shipwreck of the boats. The present building is of 1868 and is the visited place more of Galicia after the Cathedral of Santiago. Also the church of Santa Maria was constructed at the end of S. XII it give Area and where is the image of Santo Christ de gothic Fisterra Talla of S. XIV and of style similar to Santo Christ de Burgos and of Ourense. In front of the Church was the hospital of pilgrim, founded by the parish priest D. Alonso Garci'a on 1469.

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