Crown Prince Naruhito Returns from Spain

Japan’s Crown Prince Naruhito has ended his official visit to Spain after a trip to a Christian pilgrimage site in the northwest. His visit marked the 400th anniversary of relations between the 2 countries.

The Crown Prince visited the ancient city of Santiago de Compostela on Saturday.

The city is one of the 3 major Christian pilgrimage sites along with Rome and Jerusalem. The body of Saint James the Greater is believed to have been buried in the city.

The pilgrimage route from France to the city over the Pyrenees is registered as a World Heritage site.

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