The final destination

Santiago’s sacred side is depicted by this artwork showing the Botafumeiro as a symbol of the journey’s end at Santiago.

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Story behind the souvenir

Story behind the souvenir

The Botafumeiro of Santiago, also known as the Thurible of Santiago, is a large censer used in the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral in Spain. It is swung by a team of tiraboleiros during religious ceremonies, creating a spectacular visual and sensory experience for worshippers.

The importance of the Botafumeiro lies in its ceremonial significance. Historically, it was used to purify the air in the church during the times when many pilgrims gathered, masking the odors of thousands of unwashed pilgrims. Additionally, the rising incense symbolizes prayers ascending to heaven. Today, it serves as a symbol of hospitality, tradition, and spirituality, enhancing the pilgrims’ and visitors’ experience at the cathedral.

For many pilgrims, witnessing the swinging of the Botafumeiro in Santiago de Compostela Cathedral feels like the ultimate culmination of their Camino de Santiago journey. It symbolizes the fulfillment of their pilgrimage, offering a profound sense of spiritual accomplishment and reverence as they reach the endpoint of their long and challenging trek.

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Specifications

Specifications

Museum-quality posters made on thick matte paper. Add a wonderful accent to your room and office with these posters that are sure to brighten any environment.

• Paper thickness: 0.26 mm (10.3 mil)
• Paper weight: 189 g/m²
• Opacity: 94%
• ISO brightness: 104%
• 21 × 30 cm posters are size A4
• Paper sourced from Japan

Frame is not included.

This product is made especially for you as soon as you place an order, which is why it takes us a bit longer to deliver it to you. Making products on demand instead of in bulk helps reduce overproduction, so thank you for making thoughtful purchasing decisions!

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Care

To ensure that your posters and canvas last for a long time, don’t keep them in direct sunlight or outdoors. They can be gently dusted with a soft dry cloth or a feather duster.

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Discover serenity in our exquisite Botafumeiro poster, elegantly set against a white backdrop. This symbol of spiritual fulfillment awaits pilgrims at the end of their Camino de Santiago journey, embodying tranquility and reverence, making it a must-have for every pilgrim’s sacred space.

Ideal for anyone that has walked the Camino, this poster adds sophistication and natural splendor to any space, bringing the essence of Santiago into your home.