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Galicia and Asturias Sights

Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (Galician Center for Contemporary Art)

  • Rúa Valle Inclán 2 Map It

Updated 06/10/2014

Fodor's Review

On the north side of town, off the Porta do Camino, the CGAC is a stark but elegant modern building that contrasts with the ancient feel of most other places in Santiago. The Portuguese designer Álvaro Siza built the museum of smooth, angled granite, which mirrors the medieval convent of San Domingos de Bonaval next door. Inside, a gleaming lobby of white Italian marble gives way to white-walled, high-ceilinged exhibition halls flooded with light from massive windows

and skylights. The museum has a good permanent collection and even better changing exhibits.

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Sight Information

Address:

Rúa Valle Inclán 2, Santiago de Compostela, 15703, Spain

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Phone:

981-546619

Website: www.cgac.org

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tues.–Sun. 11–8

Updated 06/10/2014

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