Portico de la Gloria, Santiago de Compostela

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Portico de la Gloria is located in Santiago de Compostela. Add Portico de la Gloria to your Santiago de Compostela travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Santiago de Compostela trip planning site.
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  • Lovely discovery at the arrival on after Camino Santiago on the way to Fisterra. Milestone Zero marvelous Carvings and Statues for a majestuous entrance Happy Sharing Happy Outside Happy Pilgrims  more »
  • Especially as the main cathedral is being rebuilt this was a magic treat.It needs to be booked on line and there is a 25 person limit for each tour. It is in Spanish but that does not matter. The...  more »
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  • Recently successfully restored to much critical acclaim the ‘Door of Glory’ is the triple-columned entrance to the Cathedral through which pilgrims traditionally arrived. Sculpted in the 12th century by Master Mateo, it is considered to be one of the finest treasures of the Cathedral. The Portico, the high-ceilinged porch area that is attached to the main entrance, has been restored and you can examine again the design and intricate stone carvings.
  • It was incredibly beautiful. The early roman style is well preserved. I would wait 6 hours again in the burning sun. It is totally worth it. 6 out of 5
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