Compostela
2010-004-30 Compostela, Spain, Statue of Saint James also known as Santiago Matamoros the killer of Moors in the church

2010-004-30 Compostela, Spain, Statue of Saint James also known as Santiago Matamoros the killer of Moors in the church

2010-004-30 Compostela, Spain, Statue of Saint James also known as Santiago Matamoros the killer of Moors in the church a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Had Christianity been a peace mongering religion, perhaps we would not have the wonderful architecture or art dedicated to heroic deeds. St. James was originally...
2010-04-30 Compostela, Spain the Baroque facade of Santiago de Compostela

2010-04-30 Compostela, Spain the Baroque facade of Santiago de Compostela

2010-04-30 Compostela, Spain the Baroque facade of Santiago de Compostela a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The day we went to Santiago de Compostela it was pouring rain but still a pilgrimage that one should make at least once in a lifetime. The Church has been a famous pilgrimage destination...
2010-04-30 Compostela, Spain, the fabled church of Santiago de Compostela which is a Romanesque building with a Gothic facade attached to it

2010-04-30 Compostela, Spain, the fabled church of Santiago de Compostela which is a Romanesque building with a Gothic facade attached to it

2010-04-30 Compostela, Spain, the fabled church of Santiago de Compostela which is a Romanesque building with a Gothic facade attached to it a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter The inside of the church is Romanesque having been built sometime between the 9th and 11th centuries in various stages. The front...
2010-04-30 Compostela, Spain, interior Romansque colonade of the fabled church of Santiago de Compostela

2010-04-30 Compostela, Spain, interior Romansque colonade of the fabled church of Santiago de Compostela

2010-04-30 Compostela, Spain, interior Romansque colonade of the fabled church of Santiago de Compostela a photo uploaded by Travel With Olga on Flickr. www.travelwitholga.com twitter Built between the 9th and 11th Century, the inside of the church is Romanesque. The front façade was rebuilt later in Gothic style with lots of ornamentation, statuary, and design...