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The rooftop

Came back 1 hour after purchasing the € 12 ticket to match the time slot. Tour in the Spanish... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
PeterD218
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Belgium
via mobile
Great to walk on the roof of the Cathedral

We were told the first day that all the roof top tours were booked and to come back the next... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Heather D
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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10 Sep 2018
“The rooftop”
5 Nov 2016
“Great to walk on the roof of the Cathedral”
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Came back 1 hour after purchasing the € 12 ticket to match the time slot. Tour in the Spanish language, about 30 people. Fantastic walk over the roofs of the cathedral. My best experience in Santiago.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PeterD218
Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were told the first day that all the roof top tours were booked and to come back the next morning when we were told the same. Then a Spanish couple came in behind us and they managed to boook no problem. As we know...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Heather D
Reviewed 23 September 2012

The most important feature of this Romanesque building are the richly decorated corbels in the upstairs dinning room. The scenes on the corbels represent a medieval banquet.

Date of experience: September 2012
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Reviewed 20 August 2012

We were able to prebook a rooftop tour in English which took us on to the roof of the catherdral and inside the upper gallery. It was excellent. If you buy tickets for this you can get a discount on Museum entry.

Date of experience: August 2012
5  Thank AMTLondon
Reviewed 7 June 2012

Bishop Gelmirez was important to making Santiago as important as it was. His old episcopal palace just adjacent to the cathedral has a great monastic refectory with carvings that are in great condition and show serving meals, musicians, etc. from the time. The tour of...More

Date of experience: May 2012
7  Thank arleigh1234
Reviewed 29 May 2005

The Gelmirez Palace is today only a part of the Cathedral Museum, though having its own entrance at the Cathedral Square. Therefore you buy a combined ticket for several attractions, and the other ones are frankly speaking more interesting. The palace today is just a...More

7  Thank joenDK
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On high season there is usually one tour in English in the morning and one in the afternoon, unfortunately they change the schedule to adapt to the visitors every day. You can only buy it in the ticket box. Try calling... More
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