Santiago de Compostela

  • The Celtic Influence in Galicia

    The Celtic Influence in Galicia

    While Scotland and Ireland are most commonly associated with the Celtic people, the roots of the culture are spread throughout…

    Read more

  • The Bones of St. James

    The Bones of St. James

    After you leave the statue of St. James you will walk down stairs and then onto the crypt of St.…

    Read more

  • Santiago Statue

    Santiago Statue

    It’s a pilgrim tradition to climb up the stairs into the camarín or tiny room behind the altar that houses a…

    Read more

  • Botafumeiro

    Botafumeiro

    The Botafumeiro is a famous thurible found in the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. Incense is burned in this swinging metal container,…

    Read more

  • Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela

    Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela

    The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela  is an integral component of the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Galicia, Spain. The cathedral…

    Read more