Other customs are more modern, as emerged recently in the Plaza del Obradoiro.This new habit, you probably end up becoming over the years in "tradition" is related to plaque recognizes the Camino de Santiago as European Cultural Route, which is located in the Plaza del Obradoiro, opposite the Cathedral.
Pilgrims arriving at the Galician city, and tourists who visit the Cathedral, do not hesitate to wait their turn to be photographed with the plate, usually crouched beside her and putting her hand on the shell carved in stone. Others prefer to touch the symbol of the pilgrims foot.On the origin of this custom, no one knows for sure how it originated. It seems that many tourists and pilgrims made by imitation, because someone did previously in front of them.
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