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Alter of Santiago de Compostela

Alter of Santiago de Compostela

Santiago Cathedral

Between 1075 and 1211 was built the greatest church in the Iberian Peninsula, with help from craftsmen such as Bernardo el Viejo, Esteban, and later Maestro Mateo.

The original church was consecrated in the presence of King Alfonso IX in 1211, addition were made over the years: the Baroque towers, ornate doorways, chapels and alters – this all combined to make Santiago Cathedral the most important monument to Spanish art in the middle ages.

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