Top Places for Art and Cultural Activities in Santiago De Compostela

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Santiago De Compostela is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Santiago De Compostela a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Santiago De Compostela.

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Check the list of top places for art and culture in Santiago De Compostela:

  1. Cathedral Of Santiago Of Compostela Or Catedral De Santiago De Compostela

    #1 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Cathedral Of Santiago Of Compostela Or Catedral De Santiago De Compostela

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Museum, Architecture

    Address: Praza do Obradoiro, s/n, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruna, Spain

    Timings: 07:00 am - 08:30 pm Details

    It is one of the finest examples of Romanesque art in Spain. The church was build just above the tomb of St. James (that was discovered in 819 AD). The construction of this church began in 1060 in the...Read more

  2. Praza Das Praterias

    #2 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Praza Das Praterias

    Tags: Religious Site, Square, Shopping Center, Cathedral

    Address: Praza Das Praterias, 15703 Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    When it comes to tourist attractions, the first thing people think is about the Catedral del Apostolo. But the fact is the surrounding areas do deserve a visit. Each door of this huge cathedral opens ...Read more

  3. Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos Or Catholic Kings Hostal

    #3 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos Or Catholic Kings Hostal

    Tags: Hotel, Religious Site, Leisure, Cathedral

    Address: Praza do Obradoiro 1, Santiago de Compostela, 15705, Spain

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    Also known as the Hospital dos Reis Catolicos is now a 5-star Parador hotel, located in Santiago de Compostela. It was built in 1499 with the aim of serving as a hostal for pilgrims who slept on the s...Read more

  4. Plaza Del Obradoiro Or Plaza De Espana

    #4 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Plaza Del Obradoiro Or Plaza De Espana

    Tags: Hotel, Church, Landmark, Walking Area

    Address: Praza do Obradoiro, Santiago de Compostela, 15705

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    This is the massive square of Santiago de Compostela. It is also said to be the monumental center as the square is surrounded by important buildings and monuments of Santiago. For instance, the fronta...Read more

  5. Praza De Abastos Or City Market

    #5 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Praza De Abastos Or City Market

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Market, Architecture

    Address: Praza de Abastos | Torre Central Baixo,15704 Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    Timings: 09:00 am - 03:00 pm Details

    It is the market of Santiago where you can just dig into freshly prepared food that tastes like a heaven. The moment you step into the market, the aroma of food, especially the sea foods are bound to ...Read more

  6. Monasterio De San Martin Pinario Or San Martin Pinario Monastery

    #6 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Monasterio De San Martin Pinario Or San Martin Pinario Monastery

    Tags: Religious Site, Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Plaza de San Martino, S/n, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    Timings: 11:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    It is the former Benedictine monastery of the city, situated in Plaza de la Inmaculada. At present, the monastery works as the Major Seminary student residence and headquarters of the School of Social...Read more

  7. Cathedral Museum Or Museo Catedralicio

    #7 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Cathedral Museum Or Museo Catedralicio

    Tags: Library, Museum, Statue, Cathedral

    Address: Praza do Obradoiro, s/n, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruna, Spain

    Timings: 09:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    This museum is located within the Cathedral of Santiago and houses various archeological works and arts belonging to this city. It was founded in 1930. The most treasured belonging of this museum is t...Read more

  8. Museo Das Peregrinacions E De Santiago

    #8 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Museo Das Peregrinacions E De Santiago

    Tags: Museum, Architecture , Arts And Crafts

    Address: Rua de San Miguel, 4 15704 Santiago de Compostela A Coruna, Spain‎

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    It is the museum of Santiago, constructed in 1951 and was opened in 1996. It is now house in the Gothic House. This house has some of the significant architectural feature of 14th century. However, wi...Read more

  9. Museum Of Santiago And The Pilgrimages Or Museo De Las Peregrinaciones

    #9 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Museum Of Santiago And The Pilgrimages Or Museo De Las Peregrinaciones

    Tags: Museum, Landmark, Statue, Arts And Crafts

    Address: Calle de San Miguel, 4, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruna (Galicia)

    Timings: 10:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    The museum is said to be a tribute to Saint James, the Apostles and the pilgrims who came to visit his relics. It has been divided into three floors. The museum highlights the importance of devotion t...Read more

  10. Convento De San Francesco

    #10 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Convento De San Francesco

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Monument

    Address: Rua do Campino de San Francisco 3, Santiago de Compostela, 15704

    Timings: 10:30 am - 08:30 pm Details

    It is a early 13th century old Franciscan monastery, located in the old town and it was declared as the Historic-Artistic monument. According to the history, San Francisco of Assisi was welcomed by a ...Read more

  11. The Holy Land Museum

    #11 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    The Holy Land Museum

    Tags: Museum, Tourist Center, Architecture , Monastery

    Address: Campino de San Francisco, 3, 15705 Santiago de Compostela

    Timings: 10:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This museum is part of Convento de san francisco santiago de compostela, holding permanent exhibition for the monastery. Apart from seeing the architectural design of the building, made in Baroque sty...Read more

  12. Galician Centre Of Contemporary Art Or CGAC Or Centro Galego De Arte Contemporanea

    #12 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Galician Centre Of Contemporary Art Or CGAC Or Centro Galego De Arte Contemporanea

    Tags: Art Gallery, Museum, Tourist Center, Architecture

    Address: Calle Ramon del Valle Inclan, 2, 15703 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruna (Galicia)

    Timings: 11:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    Opened in 1993 and has been holding exhibition since 1995, CGAC is situated in the old town of Santiago. The first important feature of CGAC is its architecture. The building is said to be designed by...Read more

  13. Colegiata Del Sar Or The Collegiate Church Of Sar In Santiago De Compostela

    #13 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Colegiata Del Sar Or The Collegiate Church Of Sar In Santiago De Compostela

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Historical Site, Cathedral

    Address: Plaza de la Colegiata de Sar, 15705 Santiago de Compostela (A Coruna)

    Timings: 10:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    This collegiate church was built in 12th century in the outskirt region of the city, next to river Sar. The overall architectural design follows Romanesque style. It has three basilical structures and...Read more

  14. Palacio De Raxoi Or Pazo De Raxoi

    #14 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Palacio De Raxoi Or Pazo De Raxoi

    Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Plaza del Obradoiro, s/n. 15705 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruna (Galicia)

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Palacio de Raxoi or Pazo de Raxoi or Rajoy Palace is located in the western side of Plaza del Obradoiro, opposite the main facade of the Cathedral of Santiago. It is an 18th century neoclassical build...Read more

  15. Botafumeiro

    #15 of 39 Art and Cultural Attractions in Santiago De Compostela
    Botafumeiro

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Performance

    Address: Rua da Acibecheria, 16, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruna, Spain

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The name ‘Botafumeiro’ in English means ‘smoke expeller’. It was more in use before in the Galician churches but now is only regularly used in The Tui Church. It is an instrume...Read more

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