National Geographic : 1931 Jan
o) iNatonal geographic society Natural-Color Photograph by Gervais Courtellemont SANTIAGO'S CATHEDRAL SPIRES GREET THE TRAVELER FROMAFAR Probably no shrine in all Spain is more sacred than the 13th-century church reputed to contain the bones ofthe Apostle James the Greater, patron saint of the Nation. Pilgrims flock here from far and near and in medieval days many prostrated themselves oncoming insight ofthe city and completed the journey on their knees. Santiago is a quiet, beautiful old city, the seat of both a lay and an ecclesiasticuniversity. The building directly infront of the Cathedral is the City Hall.