Spain

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Santiago de Compostela Cathedral
Medieval pilgrims walked for months to Santiago Cathedral, home of the relics of St. James. It has a Baroque facade and magnificent Romanesque portals.
La Sagrada Família
The Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Família is a magnificent basilica designed by celebrated Art Nouveau architect Antoni Gaudi. It remains unfinished, with estimated completion in 2026.
Montserrat Shrine
Located atop a rugged mountain near Barcelona, this popular pilgrimage destination has attracted pilgrims since the 12th century, who come to venerate the miraculous Black Madonna.
León Cathedral
Located in northwest Spain along the Camino de Santiago, León Cathedral was built in a French Gothic style in the 13th century.
Mezquita de Cordoba
The Mezquita of Cordoba is a beautiful and fascinating 8th-century mosque that symbolizes the religious changes Cordoba has undergone over the centuries. It is now used as a cathedral.
Sinagoga de Santa Maria la Blanca
Originally a synagogue and later a church, this 13th-century Mudejar building with white horseshoe arches looks more like a mosque.
San Isidro
Built in the 17th century, this Jesuit Baroque church contains the relics of Madrid's patron saint, San Isidro, and his wife, Santa María de la Cabeza.
El Pilar Basilica
Better known simply as El Pilar, this is one of two major cathedrals in the heart of Zaragoza. It is an important pilgrimage site, thanks to an ancient pillar said to have been given by the Virgin Mary to Saint James on this very spot.