Discover the beauty of Santiago de Compostela

This Galician city in northwestern Spain was founded by the Romans at the turn of the 4th and 5th centuries. Its original name was Campus Stellae and was shortened to the present-day Compostela.  Santiago de Compostela has been famous for the Way of St James since the Middle Ages and the city has become one of the most famous pilgrimage sites in Europe. It all started when the hermit Pelagius discovered the tomb of Saint James, one of the apostles of Jesus Christ, who was executed in Jerusalem but buried in Galicia. After Pelagius' discovery, a cathedral was built on the site of

Santiago de Compostela
This Galician city in northwestern Spain was founded by the Romans at the turn of the 4th and 5th centuries. Its original name was Campus Stellae and was shortened to the present-day Compostela.  Santiago de Compostela has been famous for the Way of St James since the Middle Ages and t
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