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Santiago de Compostela - Obradoiro
Northern Spain

 The Praza do Obradoiro is the principal one and more famous of the Galician capital, Santiago de Compostela. In her emblematic buildings stand out as Rajoy's Palace, the Hotel of the Kings Católicos or the own Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. To protect the Portico of the Glory of the deterioration that was suffering for the meteorological inclemencies, it is decided to construct in the 18th century the current baroque front of the Cathedral of Santiago, Fernando's work of Houses Novoa. The front has a few big glazed hollows that allow to illuminate the former Romanesque front. Above, in the center Apostle is Santiago.

Santiago de Compostela, it is A Patrimony of the Humanity for the UNESCO from 1985, as well as the spiritual and administrative capital of Galicia.

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Uploaded: 01/02/2010
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