Way of St. James

European pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela, Spain

The Way of St. James or St. James' Way (Spanish: El Camino de Santiago, French: Chemin de St-Jacques, German: Jakobsweg, Basque: Done Jakue bidea) is the pilgrimage route to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwestern Spain. Tradition says that the remains of the apostle Saint James are buried there.

Way of St. James
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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Map of the Way of St. James in Europe
CriteriaCultural: (ii)(iv)(vi)
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official nameRoutes of Santiago de Compostela: Camino Francés and Routes of Northern Spain
Reference669bis
Inscription1993 (17th Session)
Extensions2015
Buffer zone16,286 ha (62.88 sq mi)
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official nameRoutes of Santiago de Compostela in France
Reference868
Inscription1998 (22nd Session)
Area97.21 ha (0.3753 sq mi)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Mount Vicks Screening".
  2. "YouTube Trailer".
  3. "Looking For Infinity: El Camino Official Film Website".