Lovers of cultural enrichment will find many free museums in Santander. These are the Museum of Fine Arts with its collection of Spanish paintings of XV-XX centuries; Maritime Museum, near the entrance of which is located a huge exhibit of marine life - the skeleton of a whale; you will also find rare items got from the sea bottom in this museum; Museum of Ancient History and Archeology of the Upper Paleolithic Time; Velarde Ethnographic Museum, which is a house built in XVII century recreating the atmosphere of a village hut; the underground tomb (peace) of Christ built between the XII-XIII centuries and located under the old Gothic cathedral. Santo Domingo and La Asuncion churches are true samples of Renaissance architecture.
In order to make the stay in the city even more comfortable, in Santander have been created beautiful beaches Madalena and Sardinero. You will also find here wonderful parks and places for active rest.
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