Johns Hopkins University Programs in Madrid

Programs in Madrid

SUMMER 2019: Santiago de Compostela

The discovery of the remains of Saint James, the apostle, in the 9th century turned this remote point in norther Spain in one of the main destinations for many pilgrims in the Christian world. Its Romanesque cathedral hides behind a monumental Baroque facade that looks at the immense Obradoiro Square. Here are some pictures of our walking tour: