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Contact details

Plaza Mayor
37008  Salamanca  (Castile-Leon)
informacion@turismodesalamanca.com
http://www.salamanca.es
Tel.:+34 923218342
Fax.:+34 923263409

Location

Autonomous region:
Castile-Leon

Province/Island:
Salamanca

Salamanca

Description

One of the most beautiful squares in Spain. It was built in Baroque style according to the plans of Alberto Churriguera. On the north side is the City Hall, a Baroque building that has five granite arches and a steeple decorated with allegoric figures. In its decoration several medallions stand out, including those of Charles I, Alfonso XI, Ferdinand VI, Cervantes and St. Theresa. The façades of the buildings are three storeys high, with semicircular arches and balustrades. Today, this square is one of the most lively and popular places in Salamanca.

Construction:
Square

Artistic period:
Neo-classical

Historic period:
18th century

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