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“old town”(47 reviews)
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Santiago de Compostela - Provincia de a Coruna - Galicia - Espana, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Ways to Experience Santiago de Compostela. Casco Historico
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 May 2017

We remained in the city of Compostela for the length of our stay because the central location of Galicia’s capital makes the entire country accessible in comfortable one-day trips. We began with a pleasant walk through ancient streets and squares. The Tourist Information Office in...More

4  Thank Walter A
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Much given over to meeting the needs of today’s tourists, the Old Town retains some ancient charm. It is a most welcome sight to those whom have taken the pilgrim route to Santiago by foot or on bike.

2  Thank Martin T
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We visited Santiago de Compostela in October while on a cruise. We stopped at Vigo and got on a bus to Santiago de Compostela. We only stayed there for a few hours, but I really wish we had more time. There is so much history...More

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in Santiago in August 2017 at the end of my pilgrimage on the French way (900 km!) and I returned back last month with almost all the friends met on the Camino...it was a really involving experience!!! Seeing Santiago, the Casco historico and...More

Thank alebarzanti
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We completed the Portuguese walk in Santiago and went to the noon mass at the cathedral. The next day we joined a long line of a tour that was going into the Cathedral to touch the statute of St. James. We got our credentials stamped...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The city has a magic of its own better perceived when not so crowded, numerous stores of charming local handcraft

Thank ellenmiceli
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The city is stunning. On the one hand you see everyday life, contrasted by an ancient city. While walking, the different eras can easily be traced with countless historical buildings lurking behind the next corner.

1  Thank trippinhag
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

If ever there was a case of somewhere that has become the victim of its own success, it’s here. For most of any day here, it’s impossible to enjoy the many historic sites and cultural treasures in the Old City district of Santiago because of...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

A great opportunity to walk trhu the cobblestones paved narrow streets and admire the medieval architecture. Full of history and a land mark for Catholics all over the world

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Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately and ironically, greed was the crowning attribute in the beautiful, narrow streets, rich in history. It's a shame, really. The restaurants, stores and bars prey on the tourists. Visit it for the history and culture. Stay away from everything else.

Thank josthocevar
Reviewed 26 September 2018

It was a moving religious experience celebrating noon Mass with the pilgrims from "the Way" in St James Cathedral .

Thank Traveler7010
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Having completed the camino walk it was the highlight of the journey to visit the historic town of Santiago de Compostela. We found navigation relatively easy and enjoyed the scenic parts such as the cathedral and the museum of pilgrimage.

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Well it all depends of the amount of money you are ready to invest. About the hotel it is important that you like how the rooms look and the food, all locations are good because the city is rather small, maybe it is the best... More
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