Other sights in Santiago De Compostela
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The grand heart of Santiago, the cathedral soars above the city centre in a splendid jumble of moss-covered spires and statues. Though Galicia's grandest monument was built piecemeal through the centuries, its beauty is only enhanced by the enticing mix of Romanesque, baroque and Gothic flourishes. What you see before you is actually the fourth church to stand on this spot. The bulk of it was built between 1075 and 1211, in Romanesque style with a traditional Latin-cross layout and three naves. Much of the 'bunting' (the domes, statues and endless trimmings) came later. Its artistic and architectural riches fill guidebooks of their own; you'd need days to see it all.
Galicia Dixital occupies the left flank of Mosteiro de San Martiño Pinario. It is full of interactive audiovisual fun like a simulated roller-coaster ride over Santiago’s rooftops and an underwater adventure off the Galician coast.