Santiago de Compostela is named after the Apostle Saint James who is cremated here. The word Compostela means "field of stars". The place is now affirmed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. This place attracts tourists from all over the world. The city's minster is the destination of the imperative medieval pilgrimage itinerary, the Way of St James which is still walked today. The city of Santiago de Compostela is cuddled by the rivers Tambre and Ulla, in Galicia. Santiago is definitely one of Spain's most epic towns; with a particular architectonical fashion all of its own.
The cathedrals are illustrious for its style of architecture which depicts different influences.