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Camino de Santiago de Compostela

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Geographic headingCamino de Santiago de Compostela
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Geographic subdivision usageCamino de Santiago de Compostela
Variant(s)Route of Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela, Camino de
Saint James' Way
St. James' Way
Way of Saint James
See alsoTrails--Africa, North
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Found inWork cat.: Mullen, Robert. Call of the Camino, 2010: p. 2 (Camino de Santiago) p. 10 (a pilgrimage route to the shrine of a Christian saint) p. 55 (Way of Saint James)
Camino de Santiago WWW home page, Aug. 26, 2010 (The Camino de Santiago de Compostela, also known in English as The Way of St. James, is a collection of old pilgrimage routes which cover all Europe. They all have Santiago de Compostela in the north west Spain as their final destination) St. James, history of the Camino (The Way of St James, or St James' Way, often known by its Spanish name, the Camino de Santiago, is the pilgrimage to the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in north-westernmost Spain where the apostle Saint James the Great is said to be laid to rest) Camino routes (there are 5 main Camino pilgrimage routes in Spain: the Camino Frances, the Via de la Plata, the Northern Routes, the English Road, and the Portuguese Road)
Camino de Santiago forum online, Aug. 30, 2010 (Camino de Santiago: The Way of St. James extends from all corners of Europe, and even North Africa, on its way to Santiago de Compostela and Finisterre. The local authorities try to restore many of the ancient routes, even those used in a limited period, in the interest of tourism. The pilgrimage to the shrine of the apostle James the Great (Santiago in Spanish) developed into one of the most important Christian pilgrimages in medieval times after the claimed discovery in the 9th century of the apostle's burial site in what later became Santiago de Compostela)
UNESCO World Heritage sites, Sept. 14, 2010 (Route of Santiago de Compostela)