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Contact details

Plaza del Obradoiro, s/n.
15705  Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña  (Galicia)
info@santiagoturismo.com
http://www.santiagoturismo.com/monumentos/pazo-de-raxoi
Tel.:+34 981542340
Tel.:+34 981542300
Fax.:+34 981563864

Location

Autonomous region:
Galicia

Province/Island:
A Coruña

Coruña, A

Description

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.

Construction:
Palace

Artistic period:
Neo-classical

Historic period:
18th century

Setting:
Santiago de Compostela Cathedral.

Practical information

Schedule

Only the exterior of the monument can be visited.


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