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Santiago de Compostela Destination Guide

Discover Santiago de Compostela in Spain

Santiago de Compostela in the region of Galicia with its 95,092 habitants is a place located in Spain - some 302 mi or ( 487 km ) North-West of Madrid , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Santiago de Compostela

Local time in Santiago de Compostela is now 07:05 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Madrid " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Porto, Vigo, Vedra, Valladolid, and Trazo. When in this area, you might want to check out Porto . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Santiago de Compostela ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Himno al Apóstol Santiago - Botafumeiro

5:24 min by PapalMusic
Views: 20216 Rating: 4.95

Apostolic Journey to Santiago de Compostela and Barcelona Saturday, 6 November Visit to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela Himno al Apóstol Santiago - Hymn to Apostle St. James Music by: M. Soler ..

Pista 1. Encuentra la Llave de 500€ de Santiago de Compostela. Llaves Marineda City

0:06 min by marinedacity
Views: 10201 Rating: 4.47

Ánimo que son 500 eurazos!! Y aún quedan 3 pistas más, seguro que consigues adivinar el sitio!! Síguenos en www.facebook.com y permanece atento!! ..


Martin Blanes - O'Carolan's Jig for O'Connor

1:49 min by Martin Blanes
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Irish music for an Irish guitar. This is my first test recording with my new amazing 'Emerald Guitars' X7 Forum Edition travel guitar. It was specially designed for macnichol.com carbon fiber guitar f ..

Martin Blanes - 2 Irish Reels

1:48 min by Martin Blanes
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More Irish music for an Irish guitar. These reels are called: The Crooked Road and Paddy Taylor's an the arrangement is by Tony McManus in DADGAD tunning. This is my first test recording with my new a ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Monasterio de San Martín Pinario

The monastery of San Martín Pinario (San Martiño Pinario in Galician) is a former Benedictine monastery in the city of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain. Little remains of the original medieval buildings, as the monastery has been largely rebuilt since the sixteenth century. The monastery was closed in the nineteenth century in the Ecclesiastical Confiscations of Mendizábal. The buildings currently house a seminary.

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Located at 42.88 -8.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Benedictine monasteries in Spain, Buildings and structures in the Province of A Coruña, Monasteries in Galicia

Monasterio de San Pelayo de Antealtares

Monasterio de San Pelayo de Antealtares is a monastery in Galicia, Spain.

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Located at 42.88 -8.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in the Province of A Coruña, Monasteries in Galicia

Kingdom of Galicia

The Kingdom of Galicia (Galician: Reino de Galicia, or Galiza; Portuguese: Reino da Galiza; Latin: Galliciense Regnum) was a political entity located in southwestern Europe, which at its territorial zenith occupied the entire northwest of the Iberian Peninsula. Founded by Suebic king Hermeric in 409, the Galician capital was established in Braga, being the first kingdom which adopted Catholicism officially and minted its own currency (year 449).

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Located at 42.88 -8.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1157 disestablishments, History of Galicia, History of Spain, Medieval Portugal, States and territories established in 910

FinisTerrae

Finisterrae was the 100th supercomputer in Top500 ranking in November 2007. Running at 12.97 Teraflops, it would rank at position 258 on the list as of June 2008. It is also the third most powerful supercomputer in Spain. It is located in Galicia. This project is promoted by the Xunta de Galicia (regional government of Galicia) and the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC). It was founded in 1993 to serve as a platform to foster scientific innovation and invest in Research and Development.

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Located at 42.88 -8.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Cluster computing, Science and technology in Galicia, Supercomputers

Parliament of Galicia

The Parliament of Galicia (Galician: Parlamento de Galicia) is the unicameral legislature of the autonomous community of Galicia, Spain. It is formed by 75 deputies (deputados). Deputies are elected every four years in ordinary period, or extraordinarily upon dissolution and call of elections by the President of the Xunta of Galicia, by universal suffrage in proportional lists with four constituencies, being this the Galician provinces.

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Located at 42.87 -8.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Legislatures of the Spanish Autonomous Communities, Politics of Galicia, Unicameral legislatures

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