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Raxoi Palace

  • Exterior of Raxoi Palace in the Plaza del Obradoiro square. Santiago de Compostela © Turespaña

    Exterior of Raxoi Palace in the Plaza del Obradoiro square. Santiago de Compostela © Turespaña

  

Category

Palace

Date

Siglo XVIII

Style

Neo-classical
Plaza del Obradoiro, s/n.
15705 Santiago de Compostela
A Coruña, Galicia

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An old seminary for confessors

The Raxoi Palace is located in front of the Cathedral in Plaza del Obradoiro. It was commissioned by the archbishop Raxoi in 1766 and designed by the Frenchman Carlos Lemaur. There is a magnificent and elegant Neoclassic facade that supports itself on a granite colonnade with fourteen half-moon arches. Originally it was used as a seminary for confessors, but today it is the site of City Hall and the Galician government.

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To be confirmed 2020

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Dance groups performing and parading on Muiñeira Day, part of the Ascension festival in Santiago de Compostela © EFE

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