Catedral de Santiago de Compostela
FECHA DE CONSTRUCCIÓN: Catedral 1075 – 1211 d.C.
CONSTRUCTION PERIOD: Façade of Obradoiro 1738 – 1750 A.D.
CATALOGATION: Good of Cultural Interest. Historical heritage of Spain
The construction of the Cathedral of Santiago began in 1075 AD in Romanesque style; it houses the tomb of the apostle Santiago, which according to tradition is discovered in this place where pilgrims go to venerate him. Faced with the poor state of preservation of the facade of the original Obradoiro of the temple, in 1738 AD. C. begins the construction of a new one, it was conceived as a Baroque curtain façade of monumental scale structured by two towers that flank a central body articulated on two levels and three streets; with predominance of the curved line in the ornamentation.