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Location

Salamanca

Description

Salamanca University was founded in 1218, and gained great prestige outside Spain as a centre for teaching and culture.

The university building has a square floorplan with a central courtyard and surrounding galleries. Its most interesting feature is its Plateresque façade. The Escuelas Menores buildings stand beside the University and have façades in a similar artistic style, and in one of their classrooms you can still see the ceiling painted by Fernando Gállego.

  • Construction: University
  • Artistic period: Plateresque
  • Historic period: 15th century
  • Setting: The historic centre of the city of Salamanca.

Practical information

Schedule

  • From Sep 16 to Mar 31
  • From Monday to Saturday

    From 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Closing days: Sunday, Public holidays
  • From Apr 01 to Sep 15
  • From Monday to Saturday

    From 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Public holidays and Sunday
    From 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Prices

  • General: €10
  • Reduced: €5
  • Children: Admission free

The ticket includes admission to the Escuelas Mayores building and Archbishop Fonseca college.


Services

Audio guide, Cafe

Map



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