The City of Culture in Santiago de Compostela

The City of Culture in Santiago de Compostela is located on mount Gaiás, just a few kilometers from the cathedral in Santiago. This large complex of buildings include the Library of Galicia, the Archive of Galicia, the Museum of Galicia and a music and art center.



The City of Culture has been designed by the american architect Peter Eisenman.

To access the City of Culture from Santiago de Compostela, you have a few options. There are two busses (Line 9 and 11), both starts in town and goes all the way to to the City of Culture. For more details on this have a look at the City of Culture website (click “English” for english version).

Another alternative would be to walk up. From the cathedral, it takes about 35-45 minutes.

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To prepare your visit, have a look a the City of Culture website (English version available).

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