Food and tapas
There will be no problem in finding a suitable site given the great amount of sites where it is possible to eat and where the gastronomical star goes almost always related to the seafood. Supplies for all the pockets and where you will be able to eat from 5 Euros (Manolo House, full to overflow), two plates and dessert. Recommendable to have the The Black Cat tapas (pure tipismo). Wine to taste and to take in O Beiro. Mariscadas in Camilo House. For the sibaritas (with a big pocket) theres always Toñi Vicente. In any case in Rúa do Franco thay have many options.
The coffees of this city are extraordinary and precious. It is a pleasure to seat to take any Literary thing in, having the at sight of center of the Quintana. Or going to the Derby to feel the Valle-Incla'n ghost going around us. And in general very recommendable all those that surround the part to the monastery of San Paio. Not to forget to leave a money in the cracks between stones of the walls of the establishment (a local tradition), if returning to the site is appraised again in which one is.
Museums and exhibitions
Santiago de Compostela counts, within its heritage, with a huge museum offer which we invite you to know. The Museums included he re make up a rout through the city
SACRA ART MUSEUM
It contains some of the most outstanding and representative pieces of benedictine monastery of San Paja de Antealtares, which are dated from the 1st to the 19th century. Inside its rooms interesting samples of painting, sculpture, gold and silver works, documentation and liturgical ornaments can be found, gathered according to different criteria. The Altar of Antealtares is especially noteworthy, because it is said that it is one part of the primitive altar which was built by Teodoro and Atanasio ayer the tomb of the Apostle.
MUSEUM OF THE PEREGRINACIONES
The Pilgrimage Museum was created in 1951. However, it was not opened permanently until February 1996. It is housed in the building known as the Gothic House, with construction features from the 14th century, including, however, important remodelling from later dates. Its contents highlight the importance of the pilgrimage and worship of St. James, from its origines till nowdays, for European culture and Hispanic America.
MUSEUM OF POBO GALEGO
The Museum of Pobo Galego was created in 1977, trying to be a centre where the diverse Galician culture statements could meet. Placed in the monastery 01 San Domingos de Bonaval, the building nowadays preserved belongs to 17th and 18th centuries. The most notable part is the spiral staircase by Domingo de Andrade. The Museum is appointed to the cultural anthropology lield and has permanent exhibition rooms 01 the sea, countryside, prolessions, music, costumes, habitat and architecture and plastic arts.
GALICIAN CENTER OF CONTEMPORARY ART
Opened since 1993 and designed by the Portuguese architect Álvaro Siza, CGAC history counts with more than a hundred of exhibitions. It maintains a coherent line with the intention of showing the guidelines of the last year's art through retrospective exhibitions of outstanding international artists and specific projects of younger ones, always paying a special attention to the Galician art. CGAC collection reflects the exhibition history of the Centre.
COLEXIATA DE SAR
Located in the Romanesque Church of Santa María de Sar, this small museum, founded in 1975,houses pieces of significant historical and documental value, such as the church's foundational parchment, dated in 1136 and sealed by Archbishop Diego Xelmírez. The section dedicated to gold and silver articles includes liturgical objects made in Compostela's workshops during the 18th century. The archaeological section consists of a series of pieces from the old Romanesque cloister, created by Master Mateo.