1. Spain
  2. Galicia
  3. Santiago de Compostela
  4. Hostal dos Reis Católicos

Santiago de Compostela: Tour of Hostal dos Reis Católicos

Product ID: 362835
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Follow in the footsteps of pilgrims who sought shelter in Santiago and enter the majestic Hostal dos Reis Católicos. Discover the history and art of this old pilgrim hospital with a guide.
About this activity
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting time 4:00 PM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take a guided tour of the National Parador of Santiago de Compostela
  • Explore the grounds of the former hospital built in 1499
  • See the Royal Chapel, royal halls, and multiple courtyards
Full description
After meeting your guide outside the main entrance, discover the National Parador of Santiago de Compostela, one of the most emblematic and important buildings of the city after its cathedral. The building now functions as the 5-star Hostal dos Reis Católicos hotel, but was built in 1499 by the Catholic monarchs to serve as a pilgrim's hospital and hostel.

With your guide, visit all of the building’s dependencies including the royal halls, the four cloisters of immense beauty, four courtyards, observatory, and Royal Chapel. Discover one of the best examples of the Spanish Plateresque style and learn all the stories associated with the pilgrimage of Santiago de Compostela. With the help of your expert guide, you’ll experience the history of the city that this building contains.
Includes
  • Entrance fees
  • Live tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuites
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

At the entrance of the Hostal dos Reis Católicos hotel, Praza do Obradoiro, 1, 15705 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain. The guide will be waiting with a white umbrella.

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Galicia Experience

Product ID: 362835