Museo Catedralicio, Santiago de Compostela

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Enrich your visit to the adjoining cathedral by also going to Museo Catedralicio. Tour parts of the cathedral not publicly accessible, such as the Treasure Room and Relics Altar. Visit the archeological excavations or head up to the roof for a panorama of city sprawling below. The museum also boasts tapestries by Goya and Rubens, as well as large library. Signage is only in Spanish, so for a fuller experience for those who do not speak the language, buy the accompanying audio-guide and learn about what it was like to arrive in Santiago as a pilgrim. Also note that the museum is spread over four floors and has no elevator. Use our Santiago de Compostela trip planning tool to visit Museo Catedralicio on your trip to Santiago de Compostela, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • My son and I visited this museum. The carved sarcophagi, the tapestries and the stone carvings by masters of their craft were utterly fantastic. The museum also provided us access to the balcony on th...  more »
  • The museum catedralicio of Santiago was a fantastic experience and certainly something that every peregrino needs to do (peregrinos also receive a discount on entry.) The collection was fantastic and ...  more »
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