Los Guzmanes Palace
Plaza San Marcelo 6
24003 León (Castile-Leon)
A palace right in the city.
Construction work on this 16th-century building was never finished.
It is the work of the architect Enrique Gil de Hontañón. Its shape is trapezoid. It has four towers, one at each corner. It also has a courtyard with columns. On its façades, of contoured stone slabs, there are several carvings. On the lower part of the building you can find large openings with solid grilles and corbels with the arms of the Guzmans. On the upper part there are balconies with projecting sills and iron balustrades. It was declared a National Monument in 1963. Currently the home of the Leon Regional Government.
- Construction: Palace
- Artistic period: Renaissance
- Historic period: 16th century
- From Oct 01 to Jun 30
- From Monday to Friday From 09:30 to 14:30 From 16:30 to 18:30
- Closing days: Weekend, Public holidays
- From Jul 01 to Sep 30
- From Monday to Sunday Public holidays From 10:00 to 14:00 From 16:00 to 20:00
- Admission free