Transito dos Gramaticos Hotel

Address: Plaza de Mazarelos 1, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, 15703, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Santiago de Compostela

    Walk the Walk? James Moorkiller, Iago & Pilgrims

    A travel blog entry by samcohon on Jan 21, 2015

    4 comments, 10 photos

    ... Francisco Franco relates to this: during his dictatorship he once sent a Moroccan Muslim General to make the offering for him. Cloth was laid over the sculptures of decapitated Moors' heads.

    In 2004, in the spirit of religious sensitivity, they tried to take the 18th century statue of James Moorkiller out of the Cathedral, and replaced it with one by the same sculptor showing James the pilgrim and evangelist. Public outcry forced them ...

    Back on the bus - heading north

    A travel blog entry by dreamalittle on Jun 07, 2014

    6 photos

    ... The buildings around the old square are crumbling and scaffolding is in place for restoration work on the cathedral. The town is now famous as the destination of pilgrimage walk, traced back to the 12th century, made by thousands from all over the world each year. e_Compostela We stray behind to explore more of the town on our own, have a meal and wine, in an outdoor cafe, then a 20 minute walk back to our ...

    Santiago de Compostella

    A travel blog entry by tvandeve on May 05, 2014

    13 photos

    The Eurodam made port at Vigo, Spain. We took a ship excursion north to Santiago de Compostella. The Cathedral of St James in Santiago de Compostela is the third most important site in Catholicism after Jerusalem and St. Peter's . The body of the apostle James is interred here. Pilgrims start their walking trek here from as far away as 750 km as they have for centuries. The pilgrims would then sleep in the church as there didn't used to ...

    Jesus Christ superstar

    A travel blog entry by llewellyns2013 on Aug 03, 2013

    ... the praying pew in front of St James "tomb".

    The Santiago museum was interesting with a scale model of the cathedral ... looked like Hogwarts! There was also a virtual pilgrimage game, guess who sniffed that one out and “went to the toilet” ...

    Also spent the day eating Tapas, dish after dish ... yum ...

    The arrival

    A travel blog entry by adrihinc on May 10, 2013

    9 photos

    ... was hard to take as you had to share the space with so many other people. We were really lucky in the respect that due to the timing and location of our walks, we only had a few days or sections of encountering lots of people. We enjoyed the walk relatively to ourselves. At Monte Do Gozo there was a small and humble chapel, and a great big monument where you could see Santiago de Compostela and the Cathedral. At this point I still did not feel the emotion of arriving. ...