Praza Da Quintana Or Quintana Square, Santiago De Compostela

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Address: Praza da Quintana, 15782 Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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About Praza Da Quintana Or Quintana Square, Santiago De Compostela

This square is considered as a symbolic place of Santiago. On the south of the square, you get cathedral of Santiago, the home of the Vine, the Convent of San Palo Antealtares and house of Conga. The Sqaure has two levels, divided by few steps. The upper level is known as Quintana of the Dead and the lower level is known as Quintana Alive. It was built in the 16th century, when the council of Compostela decided to convert the cemetery of Quintana of the Dead into a public square. At present, the square is used to hold public events, concerts and many popular shows.

Praza Da Quintana Or Quintana Square Information

  • Entry is free.
  • It is a nice place to spend an hour in the evening.
  • It is mostly used for public events.
  • The best thing of this place is you get to hear the chimes of the cathedral at dusk.
  • There is a huge cloistered convent located on just the opposite side of the Cathedral.
  • In summer, you can enjoy drink in any one of the terraces of the square. 

How To reach Praza Da Quintana Or Quintana Square by Public Transport

  • Nearby Bus Station: Praza da Quintana de Vivos, 2. From here, the Square is 7 minutes driving distance away.

Restaurants Near Praza Da Quintana Or Quintana Square

  • Cre-Cotte – Santiago de Compostela
  • El Santiago Cafe Bar
  • GastroLAB
  • O Beiro
  • Cerveceria Restaurante Galeon A Raina Sl
  • San Jaime 

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