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.
Mezquita del Cristo de la Luz
One of the oldest Moorish monuments in Spain, this tiny 10th-century mosque was built over a Visigothic chapel then converted into a church by King Alfonso.
Los Cuatro Postes
This little shrine outside the walls of Ávila marks the spot where, at age seven, St. Teresa's uncle stopped her from running off to seek martyrdom from the Moors.
Basilica de San Vicente
This splendid Romanesque basilica outside the walls of Ávila marks the site of the martyrdom of St. Vincent by the Romans.