Way of St. James

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Route of Santiago de Compostela *
Map of the way of St. James In Europe
Country  Spain
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iv, vi
Reference 669
Region ** Europe and North America
Inscription history
Inscription 1993 (17th Session)

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.

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