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You may enter for free, but it's recommended to have a guided tour for some Euros
Botafumeiro show is special. But, I want to emphasize hugging Santiago statue, it was an special moment. Santiago's tomb is pretty.
We visited the Cathedral and enjoyed it's size and beauty. We could not get much information from the descriptions because there was no English translation. They do provide easy access to the Saint James crypt and the area behind the alter.
Besides the cathedral where you can embrace the holy James, the museum is very interesting with many exhibits from the history of the church. Besides the museum, there is an exhibition on Master Mateo, who was a medieval architect and sculptor. The old town is...More
The cathedral is famous in that pilgrams travel to the cathedral following St. James Way.
We observed hundreds of people, old and young in the plaza after they completed their walk. Very easy to spot as they all wore hiking boots, walking sticks and backpacks....More
The restauration of the Portico is finished. It was opened for visit during the summer. Right now they are covering it due to the start of the works inside the Cathedral. It´s planned to be reopened again on January.