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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful town hall with imposing presence on the main square. We visited the place from the outside due to the short time. Bring a good camera for the visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Palacio de Raxoi located on Plaza del Obradoiro if formerly used as a seminary for confessors. It is the town's City Hall now but the structural design thereat is wonderful. The palace is of equal importance to this place and it is really wonderful to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is where you "end" your Camino. There were many people in the square having a reunion with people they met along the way. Lots of laughing and crying and cheers! The church facade facing this side of the square is under scaffolding, but still...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

This is a truly grand building with its massive facades and pillars. With the Cathedral under scaffolding at present, this building maintains the grandeur of the plaza. I believe it is a former seminary, and if so it would have been a inspiring place to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is the most wonderful experience after finishing your walk on the Camino. Such history, people watching, totally wonderful.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

A yellow stone building with many arches, built on a grand scale and flanking one side of the Plaza Del Obradoiro.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This impressive building is on the opposite side of the square from the cathedral and worth a look. We walked through the square at night and stopped by to enjoy a festive musical group along with about a hundred people enjoying the music and dancing.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

The Raxoi Palace is located in front of the Cathedral in Plaza del Obradoiro. It was commissioned by the archbishop Raxoi in 1766 and designed by the Frenchman Carlos Lemaur. There is a magnificent and elegant Neoclassic facade that supports itself on a granite colonnade...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This Palace is very beautiful and definitely something to see inside. It is also a very beautiful Parador and a wonderful place to stay! It is also a place that stamps the passports of the those making the Pilgrimage to Santiao de Campostela. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was there strolling in the streets of old town of Santiago. Palacio de Raxoi is opposite the Cathedral, you couldn't miss it when you were there.

Date of experience: August 2016
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