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With all the narrow streets in Santiago de Compostela this was a large opens space and one that you are sure to pass through more than once on your walks in the old town.It has some cafes and one side is the cathedral.
A very pleasant square to sit in round the side of the Cathedral, with good cafes, a seemingly-resident guitarist, a random assortment of beggars (some persistent) & a sun trap when the sun appears (not that often in April!).
This square can be accessed from the Via Sacra or the Plaza De Praterias. One side is the rear wall of the Cathedral, which is currently undergoing major renovation. Another is a Benedictine Nunnery previously famous as a place where the public could buy fresh...More
Very cosy square behind the cathedral that is a good alternative to the main square. It is better to enter the cathedral from this square as the doors are wide open and there are normally no queues here. There are several cafés and bars on...More
Plaza de la Quintana is a much more quiet plaza at the back of the Cathedral. From the plaza, visitors can view the clock tower of the Cathedral more clearly. There are some cafes near to the plaza and you can have a cup of...More