Santiago de Compostela is the final stop on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage trail – though you don't have to be a believer to appreciate what this city has to offer. With its elegant courtyards, Baroque squares, and Romanesque churches, the city's old town is a feast for the eyes.

    The star attraction is undoubtedly the intricate Catedral de Santiago de Compostela, a breathtakingly ornate cathedral featuring Baroque, Gothic, and Romanesque design elements. There's more to enjoy besides just architecture however. Shoppers can hunt for handicrafts, foodies can gorge on authentic Galician seafood, while culture vultures can explore museums like the Galicia Contemporary Art Center.

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    • 8 Best Things to Do in Santiago de Compostela

      Among the best things to do in Santiago de Compostela is visiting its majestic landmarks to take in the rich history of the Galician capital. It is most renowned for housing the remains of Saint James within its grand cathedral, which attracts thousands of pilgrims travelling from France’s Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port every year. Even if you’re not religious...

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