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We stopped by when this was actually closed, but we could go into the quadrangle and admire the... read more

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Beautiful little interior garden. The building is wonderful and the architecture quite striking... read more

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Praza Fonseca s/n, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped by when this was actually closed, but we could go into the quadrangle and admire the architecture. Beautiful detail.

Thank worldexplorer0820
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful little interior garden. The building is wonderful and the architecture quite striking. Just off the main square. Well worth a visit.

Thank ericon991
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Colegio Fonseca on Praza Fonseca is part of the university old building. Many flowers are in the full bloom there. It is very peaceful to stroll around the area with nice structures along the way.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Lovely part of the university with old buildings and lovely carvings. Very well kept, and very pretty plants in the spring/summer.

Thank paulspod
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Just off the main street but a world away. Very quiet and calming. Azaleas were in bloom on a clear and sunny day. Part of the University. Easy to miss but try not to!

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We were attracted by this garden, its green a welcome respite from brown and black. The lighter architecture is also a rest from the heavy medieval palaces. It was during the time of Alonso III de Fonseca as Bishop of Santiago when this College was...More

Thank aesta
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Enter through one of the most beautiful carved arches in the world to a small cloistered garden with the founder of the university looking benignly on. Tarry for a while and think upon the scholars in whose steps you walk. A nice little museum abuts....all...More

Thank peterakeam
Reviewed 31 August 2017

As we walked into the city we came across this courtyard with the statue centred in the middle. Beautiful bronze statue. Took photo but could not find English translation; here is what the stature represents; "Gallaecia Fvlget "inscribed below "Alonso III De Foiseca." Hope this...More

Thank court2569
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

It is worth entering this beautiful courtyard. The sculpture of the founder of the university is very good. You will not resist reaching for your camera to take a few photos.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Our visit to the College was one of the highlights of our time in Santiago. There are short guided tours of the building (including in English at certain times) and these give an interesting insight into the history of the university and open up to...More

Thank Martin T
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