Santiago Statue

It’s a pilgrim tradition to climb up the stairs into the camarín or tiny room behind the altar that houses a medieval statue of St. James to give the statue a hug.

Whether you hug or not, it’s still a really beautiful piece of Baroque art and offers a unique perspective of the cathedral. Walk down the steps and turn left toward the entrance to the “SEPULCRUM SANCTI JACOBI GLORIOSUM

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