CASA DO DEÁN

Civil
327
On the Way of St. James

Location

Rúa Vilar 1

15705  Santiago de Compostela - A Coruña

Coordinates:
42º 52' 47.0" N - 8º 32' 38.9" W

Description

House built between 1747 and 1753 by the architect Clemente Fernández Sarela on the initiative of Diego Juan de Ulloa., with granite masonry and slate roofs. It has three floors. Decoration is centred on the entrance doorway and rises to the first floor. The upper floor has balconies with iron balustrades.
Bishops visiting the city used to be accommodated in this house. Subsequently, it was used by the deans of the Cathedral. Nowadays, it houses the Pilgrims´ Office for handing over the Compostela by the cathedral chapter, a certificate given to all those who make the pilgrimage on St. James Way.

The Ways of St. James

Portiguese Route
The English Camino
The Fistera-Muxía Camino
The French Camino
The Northern Camino
Vía de la Plata
Arriba