Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

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Title

Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
Cathedral of St. James, Santiago da Compostela

Agent

Bernard the Elder
Fernando de Casas (Spanish architect, baptized 1691, died 1749)

Location

Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain

Date

1075-1122
consecrated 1128
Façade del Obradoiro built in 18th century
11th century

Style Period

Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque

Cultural Context

Spanish

Worktype

cathedrals
universities

Material

Masonry
iron
glass

Subject

Architecture and City Planning
Churrigueresque style
architecture
tower
pilgrimage church
bell tower
Baroque Topographical - World Spain

Description

View of west front with 18th century Baroque façade addition by Fernando de Casas Novoa on the elevated Plaza do Obradoiro

Rights

© Javier Gomez

ID

GOMEZAT3540

Source

Javier Gomez

State Edition

35 mm slides

Citation

Elder, Bernard the and Fernando de Casas, Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, 1075-1122, Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain, TTU Arch Design Images. Image Source: Javier Gomez. https://archimage.lib.ttu.edu/items/show/17659.

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