Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Salamanca is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Salamanca a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Salamanca.
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C/ Cardenal Play Deniel s/n., 37008 SALAMANCA (SPAIN)
10:00 am - 05:30 pm
Cathedral Vieja is considered as the prominent monuments of Romanesque predecessor reflecting Byzantine influence. The cathedral is decorated with an 15th century exotic alterpiece, making it one of the finest example of wonderful architecture in Spain. The apse house of the cathedral has 53 panels, out of which 12 panels depict scenes from the liv...
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Patio de las Escuelas, 1, 37008 Salamanca,Spain
09:30 am - 06:30 pm
It is the Spanish higher education institution. It is said to be the oldest founded university in Spain and the 4th oldest European University. It was founded in 1134, given royal character of foundation by King IX in 1218 and later was granted the title ‘University’ by the kind in 1254. Later in 1255, it was recognized by Pope Alexande...
This museum was constructed to pay tribute to the decorative arts. Located in Casa Lis, Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco is considered as the city’s first building with modern structure. It houses collection of 19 decorative art pieces belonging to late 19th and early 20th century. Beside the artworks, the museum also has 2,500 pieces of cr...
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Calle Compania, 2, 37002 Salamanca
09:00 am - 09:00 pm
It is one of the most captivating historical buildings located in Salamanca. It’s a 15th century building with 350 sandstone shells studded on the surface of its facade. It was built by Rodrigo Arias de Maldonado, a knight of the Order of Santiago de Compostela and a professor in Salamanca University. At present, the building houses a public ...
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Plaza Concilio de Trento 37001, Salamanca (Castile-Leon)
10:30 am - 05:30 pm
This is popularly known as Duenas Salamanca and was founded in 1419. It is like a Moorish style palace with a pointed arch in the front with splendid tiling. At present, the convent has been transformed into the house of nuns of the order of Santo Domingo. So, it is often referred as Dominicans as well. Take a close look into the building will show...
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Plaza de Anaya, s/n, 37008 Salamanca,Spain
08:00 am - 09:00 pm
The palace was founded in 1762 and was constructed by Jose Hermosilla. Taking a close look to the building will point out that the palace has been built in neo-classical style. The unique feature of the palace is the main façade with 4 ionic columns ending with a triangular pediment and a wide staircase. In the interior portion, a courtyard ...
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Palacio de Monterrey s/n. 37002 Salamanca, Spain
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Build in 16th century, this palace was considered as the most popular Renaissance civil construction in Spain. It was built by Don Alonso de Zuniga y Acevedo, the third earl of Monterrey. The entire palace is built in an Italian style. Inside the palace, features like gallery arches, artistic fireplace and towers are some of the unique feature that...
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Plaza del Concilio de Trento, s/n, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
10:00 am - 07:30 pm
It is a Dominican monastery, located in the Plaza del Concillo de Trento, in Salamanca. It has two churches named the church of San Esteban and the chapel of Sotomayor. Both these churches are open for worship. It has a brilliant altar-like facade, with the statue of San Esteban (St. Stephen) as its central motif. Inside the church, a museum that i...
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Plaza del Corrillo, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
11:00 am - 08:00 pm
Iglesia de San Martin or the Church of St. Martin is said to be the leading example of Spanish Romanesque architecture. It is located between the Square Corrilo, along the bay of the Plaza Mayor. It has 3 naves ending in apses circular. The significant feature of the church is the choir, designed in Elizabethan style and dates back to 16th ce...
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Plaza de Juan XXIII
10:00 am - 07:15 pm
Do you wish to get the best view over Salamanca? Just climb up the tower, located at the southwestern corner of the Catedral Neuva’s facade. From there, take the stairs leading to the tower. You need to past labyrinthine, then through the interior balconies of the sanctuaries of the Catedral Vieja and Neuva and move to the exterior balconies ...
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37008 Salamanca, Spain
10:00 am - 07:00 pm
It is popularly known as ‘sky of Salamanca’. It is the 3rd part of decoration of the vault of the former library of the University of Salamanca. This painting is considered as the only attraction of the library. It was done by Fernando Gallego. According to the locals, the ceiling remained unnoticed until it was re-discovered in the 50&...
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Calle Cardenal Pla y Deniel, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
The Old Cathedral of Salamanca is one of the two main cathedrals here. The other is the New Cathedral or the Cathedral Neuva. These are also conserved as historical sites depicting the beautiful history of Spain. The church was built by Bishop Jerome in the early 12th century and is dedicated to Santa Maria de la Sede or the Mary of See. The cathed...
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Calle Gibraltar, 14, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
The Casa Lis is the most impressive art deco and art nouveau museums of Castilla-Leon. The building is in itself a beauty with the stainless glass ceiling, windows and facades. The museum has a wide range of collections of the Art deco and art nouveau era of the 19th and the very early 20th centuries. The objects were donated by an antique seller o...
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Salamanca in Spain is a historical city and also a heritage site. It is beautiful as you start exploring each corner of the ancient city. Each and every road is a symbol of the classical tales of the bygone era. The many churches, monasteries, old buildings of the typical Spanish architectural styles are spell-bounding. This is one of Spain’s...
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Calle Cardenal Pla y Deniel, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
The New Cathedral is the twin of the Old Cathedral and is also situated in the same place. The cathedral was built in the 17th century and later in the 19th century it was declared as a historic monument. This is even more beautiful than its twin cathedral. The church is a perfect combination of the Gothic and Baroque styles of architecture. It was...