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The Town which Welcomes Pilgrims: Santiago de Compostela. ©NHK/UNESCO TV 1998
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The Town which Welcomes Pilgrims: Santiago de Compostela

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Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela was the supreme goal for countless thousands of pious pilgrims who converged there from all over Europe throughout the Middle Ages. To reach Spain pilgrims had to pass through France, and the group of important historical monuments included in this inscription marks out the four routes by which they did so.

Place/country: Spain,
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
Credits: NHK (publisher), UNESCO WHC (producer). UNESCO TV (producer).
Published in: 1998

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