Mazarelos arch. Santiago de Compostela
Medieval wall entrance.
The only Medieval wall entrance still standing.
The arch of Mazarelos is the only entrance o the old medieval wall that is still standing. According to the 'Calixtine Codex', wine from Orense entered the city. The arch is located between Calle del Cardenal Payá and the Plaza de Mazarelos. Located in one of the most visited areas of Santiago de Compostela.
- Construction: Arch
- Artistic period: Romanesque
- Historic period: 11th century
- Setting: Santiago de Compostela Cathedral.