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Santiago de Compostela in France
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Santiago de Compostela in France

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: France
Best of: Old Town
Description:
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.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Santiago de Compostela in France", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.