Santiago de Compostela

From Monte do Gozo to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. It took an hour and 20 minutes.

Getting to start, a cruceiro (stone cross) on the roadside of the street “Rúa do Gozo”

Getting to start, a cruceiro (stone cross) on the roadside of the street “Rúa do Gozo”

Going to the West; Street called Rúa da Ponte de San Lázaro. Statue of Knight Templars on the street. Monumento of pilgrims illustrious on the Praza of Concordia. Intersection of Street of Muiña and Street of Ponte de San Lázaro.

Going to the West; Street called Rúa da Ponte de San Lázaro. Statue of Knight Templars on the street. Monumento of pilgrims illustrious on the Praza of Concordia. Intersection of Street of Muiña and Street of Ponte de San Lázaro.

Street called Rúa San Lázaro. Intersection of Rúa das Fontiñas, Rúa da Fonte dos Concheiros and N-550. Chapel of San Lázaro (St. Lazarus). Street, Rúa das Casas Reais.

Street called Rúa San Lázaro. Intersection of Rúa das Fontiñas, Rúa da Fonte dos Concheiros and N-550. Chapel of San Lázaro (St. Lazarus). Street, Rúa das Casas Reais.

Fountain for pilgrims and Igreja San Breito on the Praza de Cervantes. Arrived at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

Fountain for pilgrims and Igreja San Breito on the Praza de Cervantes. Arrived at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela.

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Santiago de Compostela Cathedral

Map of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela on the Praza do Obradoiro

Map of Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela on the Praza do Obradoiro

Placed my luggage in the hotel room, I rambled about in the Old Town.

Santiago de Compostela, Old Town Map

Santiago de Compostela, Old Town Map

Commemorative photo in front of the cathedral. Leaving the Praza do Obradoiro for the hotel. The street to the booked hotel. Praza de Fonseca on the way to the hotel. The of Santiago de Compostela

Commemorative photo in front of the cathedral. Leaving the Praza do Obradoiro for the hotel. The street to the booked hotel. Praza de Fonseca on the way to the hotel.
The of Santiago de Compostela

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My Hotel Hesperia Gelmirez on the street of Calle Hórreo. Praza de Galicia. Praza da Universidade (University Plaza). Iglesia de san fiz de solovio.

Mercado de abastos (food market) Santiago de Compostela

Mercado de abastos (food market) Santiago de Compostela

The Alameda Park); Statues of the two very peculiar old sisters of Maruxa (1898 - 1980 ) and Coralia Fandiño Ricart (1914 – 1983).

Alameda Park; Statues of the two very peculiar old sisters of Maruxa (1898 – 1980 ) and Coralia Fandiño Ricart (1914 – 1983). Fountain of the park. Iglesia De Santa Susana. Monument Casto Secundino María Méndez Núñez (1824 – 1869), General Commander of the Spanish fleet in the Pacific. Statue of Ramón María del Valle-Inclán (Spanish writer, 1866 – 1936). Ramón and I were looing at the cathedra from the hill of Alameda Park.

After walking around the Old Town, I went to the cathedral.

After walking around the Old Town, I went to the cathedral.

Flowers found in Santiago de Compostela

Flowers found in Santiago de Compostela

 

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