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Santiago , Spain




Santiago, Spain is the most popular catholic pilgrimage in the world after Rome, which was founded after the discovery of the remains of the Apostle Santiago also known as Saint James of Compostela in the 9th century.

Santiago, Spain is the capital of the autonomous community of Galicia, in the northwest region of Spain in the Province of A Coruna, it was the "European City of Culture" for the year 2000.

Location - The coordinates of Santiago, Spain are 42°52'57.06?N, 8°32'28.70?W.

Reaching there - Although the traditional way to reach Santiago, Spain is by walking on the four walks from France and cross the Pyrenees; yet nowadays cycling and horseback riding are also frequently accepted. The religiously non-inclined can however indulge themselves with an airport, railway station and bus terminus.

Sightseeing - The old city of Santiago, Spain is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and every thing related to this city is centered around the pilgrimage of the Catholic Christians. Churches and museums are the staple of the sights of Santiago, Spain.

Accommodations - Santiago, Spain offers accommodation to the budget pilgrim in his search of heavenly succor as well as the traveler seeking more materialistic lavishness, so bed and breakfasts are as common as the luxurious hotels, along with camps and hostels.

Other features - The people of this region are mostly bilingual, speaking Gallego, but all speak standard Spanish too. But English is growing with the rise in international tourism. Santiago, Spain can also provide you with excellent gastronomic options.

Santiago, Spain in the land of the thousand rivers, is a wonderful place to visit whether or not you want to increase your virtues in the eyes of God because here God and Man have conspired to create Beauty in its most magnificent.


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