Visit the City of Culture

 

Visiting the City of Culture

The City of Culture has opened its doors to everyone who wants to discover it. Visitors can access its various spaces freely and tour the exterior of the City of Culture, from the Hejduk Towers to the central plaza and its iconic buildings. Gaiás also offers guided tours to get to know this architectural complex in depth.

Public opening hours 

General

Monday to Sunday | 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

 

Information point

Gaiás Centre Museum 
Monday to Sunday | 10 a.m. - 8 p.m
(+34) 881 997 584 / o.informacion@cidadedacultura.

Gaiás Centre Museum

Monday to Sunday | 10 a.m. - 8 p.m
NOTE: The exhibitions are closed on Monday

Library and Archive of Galicia

Exhibitions and reading room: Monday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Special measures due to the health situation

➖  Opening to the public of the Gaiás Centre Museum facilities and its temporary exhibitions in normal visiting hours, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at 75% of capacity.

➖ The Hejduk Towers are also open to the public at 75% of capacity.

➖ The Library of Galicia is open to the public with its normal hours and services. However, it is limited to half normal capacity, which means there will be 45 places in the reading room.

➖ On-site activities in the different spaces of the City of Culture: the number of people will be limited, in line with the health measures.

➖ The natural spaces and leisure areas remain open until 11 p.m..

To be informed of any possible changes to the services offered by the City of Culture complex, check the websites and social media of both the City of Culture and the institutions, companies and organisations located in Gaiás but which are not part of the City of Culture Foundation of Galicia.

We remind you that these decisions are aimed at minimising the impact of the coronavirus. We thank you for your understanding and collaboration and invite you to explore all the contents of the City of Culture that are available online.

(*) These announcements may be modified in line with changes to the restrictions in the Diario Oficial de Galicia (Official Gazette of Galicia).

 

Buses from / to the town centre

LINE 9: Monday - Friday (working days) | Saturday morning

Departures from Casas Novas  [Every 60 min.]
Monday to Friday 07:30 - 22:30 | Saturday 08:30 - 13:30

Route | Casas Novas - Santa Isabel - Galeras - San Clemente - A Senra - Virxe da Cerca - Porta do Camiño - San Roque - Basquiños - Pastoriza - Anxo Casal - Rodríguez de Viguri - Fontiñas - Piscinas - Multiusos Fontes do Sar - City of Culture

Departures from the City of Culture  [Every 60 min.]
Monday to Friday 08:00 - 22:00 | Saturday 09:00 - 13:00

Route | City of Culture - Multiusos Fontes do Sar - Piscinas - Fontiñas - Concheiros - Campo da Angustia - Rúa de Bonabal - San Roque - Virxe da Cerca - A Senra - San Clemente - Galeras - Santa Isabel - Casas Novas

+info Urban transport, Line 9

 

LINE  C11: Saturday afternoon | Sunday and bank holiday

Departures from Multiusos Fontes do Sar
Saturday 17:30 and 20:00 
Sunday and bank holiday 10:40, 13:45, 17:25 and 20:05

Route towards the City | Multiusos Fontes do Sar - Piscinas - Fontiñas - Avda. de Lugo - Bernardo Barreiro - Curros Enríquez - Xeral Pardiñas - Praza de Galicia - Virxe da Cerca - Porta do Camiño - San Pedro - Concheiros - Fontiñas - Piscinas - Multiusos Fontes do Sar - City of Culture

Route from the City | City of Culture - Multiusos Fontes do Sar - Piscinas - Fontiñas - Concheiros - San Pedro - Porta do Camiño - Virxe da Cerca - Praza de Galicia - Xeral Pardiñas - Curros Enríquez - Bernardo Barreiro - Avda. de Lugo - Fontiñas - Piscinas - Multiusos Fontes do Sar

+info Urban transport, Line C11

 

Visiting the City of Culture

Discover how the City of Culture was created, evolved, and operates today with the help of our guides; immerse yourself in the spectacular architecture of Peter Eisenman, discover the exhibitions in Gaiás Centre Museum, the artistic interventions hidden in green spaces such as the Galician Forest and the links between this architectural project and the Way of St. James, which enters Compostela along the south-western slope of the Gaiás. Our range of guided visits for this summer offers an entertaining way to learn about this unusual infrastructure and enjoy its cultural program.

➖ Artistic walk | Tuesdays & Fridays, 11 a.m. | Book your ticket HERE

➖ The Gaiás and the Way | Thursdays & Sundays, 11 a.m. | Book your ticket HERE

Architectural tour | Wednesdays & Saturdays, 11a.m. | Book your ticket HERE

➖ Galicia futura | 14 July - 9 January | Click here to book your ticket for a guided tour.

Due to the Covid-19 prevention and control measures, the maximum size of the groups in guided tours is currently limited and booking in advance is required, but the facilities and the exhibitions may be visited without reservation and free.

GPS Coordinates

Latitude    42º 52' 13.02" N
Longitude  8º 31' 32.69" W