Photographer's Note

This this picture shows the stone work of the Clock Tower and the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, located on the East side of the cathedral at the intersection of Praterias Square and Quintana Square. Its construction started in the 14th centuries as a defense tower, and in the 17th century with the addition of two floor and ornamental changes its height was raised to its present height of 75 m. Four clocks with bells were installed into the tower in 1833. A picture in the Workshop shows the full tower as seen from Quintana Square, On the Workshop picture also shows the door where the kings of Span entered the cathedral, the royal coat of arms is carved into the wall above it.

pajaran has marked this note useful

Photo Information
  • Copyright: Barnabas Bozoki (bbarna) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 49 W: 5 N: 575] (1529)
  • Genre:
  • Medium: -
  • Date Taken: 2010-09-23
  • Categories:
  • Exposure: f/0.1, 1/333
  • : , Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2017-11-29 18:12
Viewed: 518
Points: 2
Discussions
Additional Photos by Barnabas Bozoki (bbarna) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 49 W: 5 N: 575] (1529)
View More Pictures
explore TREKEARTH