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Casa de las Conchas

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This building is distinctive with it's conch shells decorating the exterior. It is open to the... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
Ken and Val Q
Tabernas, Spain
Interesting building from the outside, nice courtyard

The outside is partially decorated with enlarged shells, giving the building its name. One can... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Ghent, Belgium
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Calle Compania 2, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 26 93 17
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All reviews public library scallops the interior courtyard st james moorish style conch shells quick look local library nice courtyard lovely house free visit year anniversary the upper level open to the public interesting building stone masonry beautiful architecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is impressive. Its balconies are carved. Stairs are themselves some beautiful architecture pieces. The patio is special.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tufus92
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This house was right in front of where we were staying and we just walked by and popped in. It was just gorgeous!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

This building is distinctive with it's conch shells decorating the exterior. It is open to the public so just wander in. The interior courtyard is beautiful and take the marble steps up to the gallery to see the architecture. Superb. It was being used for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ken and Val Q
Reviewed November 4, 2018

The outside is partially decorated with enlarged shells, giving the building its name. One can hardly miss it, as it is very centrally located. Currently this mansion in used as a public library, and one can visit the courtyard for free. Well worth a quick...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

This building was a stop on my walking tour. It was a pretty cool building. The exterior stands out on the street on which it was located. The tour guide said it was quite old which I find interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

What a gem this place is. Last year the whole building was closed for refurbishment and could not be seen at all. Of course this was all in preparation for the 800 year anniversary of the University and well worth the wait to see the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Now a public library it's a house of outstanding good looks. Accentuated by the scallop shells on the outside which signifies the owner was a knight of St James. Well worth a wander inside for free and everybody photographs the outside anyway as it's so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jezzc_13
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This is an iconic building in Salamanca and is simply delightful to look at. It is unusually decorated and lovely on the outside. If you have an opportunity it is also worth briefly exploring the charming courtyard on the inside.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Justbackandlovedit
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful exterior and entrance hall with a lovely courtyard. An exhibition of Mexican art/photography was being shown at the time of my visit which was very interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barbarella273
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

This unusual and striking building is now the public library and sa more stunning setting could not be imagined.must see and free

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Izonhim2007 | Reviewed this property |
Less than 5 minutes away.