Spain, St. James Way: Traditional embrace of the Apostle Jakob in the main altar of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela
Contributor:Cro Magnon / Alamy Stock Photo
File size:34.9 MB (2.1 MB Compressed download)
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Dimensions:4287 x 2848 px | 36.3 x 24.1 cm | 14.3 x 9.5 inches | 300dpi
Date taken:9 May 2011
Location:Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain
The embrace of the Apostle Jakob is one of the rituals for every St. James pilgrim. After arrival at the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela pilgrims pass at the main altar and kiss or embrace the sitting statue of Saint James. Here the pilgrimage ends.