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The City of Culture of Galicia

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Address: Monte Gaias, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Phone Number: 1952-2009-973-985-9034
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Description: Cidade da Cultura de Galicia ( Ciudad de la cultura -en castellano ) es un...
Cidade da Cultura de Galicia ( Ciudad de la cultura -en castellano ) es un complejo arquitectonico, cultural y entretenimiento, su construcion comenzo en 2001 y ocupa una superficie de 141.800 metros cuadrados.En enero de 2011 fueron inaugurados la biblioteca y el achivo , tanbien estan terminadas las torres heyduk,
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Museum exhibition on the pilgrimages

I am very glad I went. I've thought a lot about since. It is remarkable for the size & unique architecture but clearly unfinished and unlikely to be so. It looks like a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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gibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I recently visited Santiago de compostela let me say I was wowed every where I visted .The rich history culture and spiritual experiences that one can experience there is second to none I highly recommend it 👍

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Cologne
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101 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We’d seen a huge modern looking building in the distance on the hill upon arriving by train in Santiago. Our taxi driver mumbled something about a new convention center. My Spanish husband then make the hike up the hill while I was in my Spanish classes and came back with tales of an extraordinary architectural masterpiece, something as breathtakingly modern... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I´ve have read a lot about The City of Culture and after visit it during my staying in Santiago de Compostela, I have to say is not worth to visit.Nothing to see there but a lot of money terribly invested

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I am very glad I went. I've thought a lot about since. It is remarkable for the size & unique architecture but clearly unfinished and unlikely to be so. It looks like a skateboard park for giants. We got a taxi there but walked back as the buses are only every hour and taxis won't come because NO ONE goes... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The politicians that authorized this project should never be allowed to make any decisions again. The place is impossible to get to. There is NOTHING worth seeing inside the building. The buildings have a terrible rushed feeling. If you pay 2€ to go in you need your head examining. We went on Sunday because it is free, there were 4... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I like it A lot was nice. ok my father and mother move to Spain in 1952 ,my brothers and sisters we were 7 kids .and we live in Spain until I was 20 years old .I move back to the USA in 1959.I was born in America so all my brother's and sister's went back to our country the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I haven't been to an event so can't tell you anything about that. But the architecture is a must see for any person interested in architecture. Not because it is especially good but because it is the exact opposite of "especially good".

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Placitas, New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I was here for a trade show. The entire compound is not completed (and likely will never be due to lack of funding and budget over runs), so there is an open construction site for your viewing displeasure. Design is so very out place for Santiago de Compostela. It is not easy to get to and once you arrive it... More 

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Lampeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

To get into this building requires a hike up an exposed slope from the bus stop or car park so for anyone with mobility problems a nightmare. What was the architect thinking? No cars allowed to drive to the front door so the only way in if you cannot walk was to call the red cross and get them to... More 

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Galicia, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The whole thing is impressive, although you keep wondering "Why?". Not sure it's worth visiting unless there's something specific going on which you'd like to see.

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Address: Monte Gaias, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Phone Number: 1952-2009-973-985-9034
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Galicia  >  A Coruna Province  >  Santiago de Compostela
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Monday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 am

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