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Monasterio e Iglesia de San Pelayo on Via Sacra is an interesting monastery where you can find some nice old art item on the manuscripts, Entrance fee is required and It is good to buy the almond cookies as to help the nuns there as...More
Go here and buy convent cookies or pastries, baked by cloistered nuns. See the old door where you would buy them year ago without being seen...I brought some home, such a unique gift. Enchanting. As I exited to the square nearby there was dancing in...More
There is nothing to see here but buy the best torta or pie with almonds in Spain. You have to try the pie made by the Sisters which I consider the best. Of course you can here mass and hear their golden vespers during the...More
I fell into this museum and really did not enjoy. I am sure the artefacts would have great meaning to people who had a strong belief and understanding. Not very interesting if you do not. The nun at the front desk was lovely and smiled...More
After the cathedral the number one thing to do in Santiago is visit the cookie nuns. Through a door on via sacra there is an entrance walk up to the barred window, ring the bell and wait for the nun to appear. They sell both...More
While wandering the medieval streets of Santiago we found this convent where the cloistered Benedictine nuns make their famous Almond Tartas. We had heard that you could buy their detectible desserts there. We walked into the lobby and found 2 windows with old, wooden turntables....More