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Monastery of San Martiño Pinario (Mosteiro de San Martiño Pinario)
Monastery of San Martiño Pinario (Mosteiro de San Martiño Pinario)

Monastery of San Martiño Pinario (Mosteiro de San Martiño Pinario)

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Santiago de Compostela, Spain

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At one time, the Benedictine order was very powerful in Galicia, perhaps even more so than the Catedral. As such, the city's powerbrokers passed a law forbidding the monastery and its church from building towers taller than its ostensibly more important neighbor.

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