His relics were converted very soon in a sanctuary, and later, in the most sacred Centre of all Catholicism after the Vatican and around which emerged an entire city. We must not forget that it is the third city Santa, after Rome and Jerusalem. It must also be remembered that the Apostle also has another symbolic representation and is that, besides being Warrior and Holy, it is also basking. Read additional details here: Comcast. Three ways of portraying a same man. Mysteries of religion. Not only faith brings pilgrims to Santiago but large samples of beauty, not only in the form of streets with elegant arcades and precious soils covered with boulders, but in the majestic Cathedral and shrine of the 18th century which today is an icon of the Catholic religion. His famous botafumeiro was created with symbolic character so that the smoke that it was ascended to heaven.
Also, and always following a vision more practicista, because all the pilgrims who were left to sleep in the triforium gave off a stench after having done all the way. Choose explanation as appropriate. If we lose by Santiago, sure that we find a myriad of paths of boulders, arcades and, above all, much granite. This is said to contain radon and that is carcinogenic and depressive. This is a legend that accompanies and suggests that the melancholic character of the Galicians comes from contact with this stone. If we follow our sight and skirt the Cathedral, we find a clear square called Quintana. From a small alley and reaching the same you can see the Berengaria.
In Santiago there is a compliment that throws to beautiful women and that, as they say, men tell them you’re mais bonita to the Berengaria. In truth, this theatrical Baroque Tower of Domingo de Andrade is especially precious. If we are in Galicia, we can not say that it is a superstitious land. Hence many Cruzeiros were built for making sacred paths and that not nothing happened to the pilgrims and pedestrians. Before so much affluence, the mendicant orders are situaban in places like Santiago to pick up potential of faith and impress them with the Baroque, as important buildings in this city. But man lives not only of faith and that there were also material needs was generated so much trade, becoming a (city that can mint coins) Ceca Santiago. Santiago, in short, is a town to visit or not Pilgrim. The perfect cocktail is begin irretrievably by its religious charms, visit the Reyes Catolicos parador Renaissance and continue along the streets adjacent to the Cathedral and are loaded with history. Slowly advance towards the present and future enjoying its innovative architecture, whose most characteristic example is going to be the city of culture. As the single visit to the Cathedral is not, now if only one of the reasons more forts to visit Santiago. The smell and taste of a good Albarino, Ribeiro, or Valdehorras, as well as a few good barnacles and spider crabs, as good Atlantic cuisine that is, will be another magical moment in our journey. We will remember that in February held a Forum gastronomic Santiago where they will highlight all the virtues of this kitchen linked to the sea. Original author and source of the article.