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Galicia and Asturias Sights

Pazo de Xelmírez (Palace of Archbishop Xelmírez)

  • Praza do Obradoiro Map It
  • Santiago de Compostela
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Updated 06/10/2014

Fodor's Review

Step into this rich 12th-century building to view an unusual example of Romanesque civic architecture, with a cool, clean, vaulted dining hall. The little figures carved on the corbels in this graceful, 100-foot-long space are drinking, eating, and listening to music with great medieval gusto. Each is different, so stroll around for a tableau of mealtime merriment.

Sight Information

Address:

Praza do Obradoiro, Santiago de Compostela, 15704, Spain

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Phone:

902-557812

Sight Details:

  • €6 (includes cathedral museum)
  • Tues.–Sat. 11–2 and 4-6, Sun 10–2

Updated 06/10/2014

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