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Large, pleasant city plaza containing the church of St. James.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“town hall” (8 reviews)
“huge plaza” (4 reviews)
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Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sit on the stone, may be warm for the summer or wet for the winter, but sit there, at least for a minute. Watch the people coming by, some of them deep in their regular life, but a lot of pilgrims too. Talk with them,...More

Thank black-kittie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A real real real big and busy square. It is by times so crowded you almost loose sight of your own friends. For a relative small town it is huge. Some beautiful builings are alongside the square. All tourist atractions so you can not miss...More

Thank johannesb231
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The plaza is huge and is located immediately in front of the cathedral, with other impressively large public buildings framing its other sides. The square the a key gathering place for many pilgrims at the very end of their trek - they perch on the...More

Thank JElliot32
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is the huge plaza in front of the Cathedral of Santiago. It was very chilly today so the plaza was fairly empty. It was nice to observe the joy of pilgrims arriving at the plaza at the end of their pilgrimage walks. We saw...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Impressive public square that brings together on three sides the Church, local Government and the University. There are excellent views of the square from the balcony of the University building if you take their short tour: it’s well worth your time.

Thank Martin T
Reviewed 16 July 2017

People are coming and going all the time so you can just hang around and watch the world go by. Maybe made better by the fact that there are no restaurants here so none of the architecture is blighted by loads of tables and chairs.

Thank Pinheadplanet
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I would recommend taking a tour here so you know what you are looking at. Interesting facts about the pope's visit will Only be known by locals. A must see in Santiago

Thank Keyz
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is pretty much ground zero and a wonderful place to take in the whole experience. It can really be enjoy from the upper levels of the Cathedral Museum.

Thank yogiacomo
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This large square is directly in front of the Cathedral. It is without any monuments or fountains and is the place where Pilgrams complete the Camino.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Large open space with grand buildings around. It's bare in one way but is good to see the crowds busy being tourists and some good architecture.

Thank tezpil
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