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Salamanca

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Salamanca is a historical gem. Take a walk through the centuries of art and history by visiting one of the oldest universities in Europe. Watch the sunset as it lights the monuments with a golden hue and enjoy the lively atmosphere of the city.

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SALAMANCA UNIVERSITY

Founded in 1218, Salamanca University is one of the oldest functioning universities in all of Europe. With its Plateresque façade, the university is a distinctive center for teaching and culture.

CASA DE LAS CONCHAS

The House of Shells is a unique building constructed at the end of the 15th century in the Gothic style. The building attracts travelers from all over the world who come to marvel at the more than 300 shells which cover its outer walls. The building houses the Salamanca public library and information office.

LAS DUEÑAS CONVENT

The Dominican nuns founded the convent in 1419, establishing a Moorish style palace with a pointed front arch and magnificent tiling. The convent’s church was built in the mid-16th century. It consists of a single pointed nave, with a Plateresque façade.