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Universidad de Salamanca

Plaza Patio de Escuelas Menores 1, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 29 44 00
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Founded 1218

4th oldest university in Europe can be toured like a museum. Lovely carved sandstone exterior that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KLPBklyn
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Brooklyn, New York
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Nicest university door ever!

An amazing entrance to part of the University. Incredible detail. Definitely check this out in a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dommags
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Co Kerry
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Plaza Patio de Escuelas Menores 1, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

4th oldest university in Europe can be toured like a museum. Lovely carved sandstone exterior that is common in Salamanca. See if you can find the frog on the skull. Legend says if you see it you’ll be back

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing entrance to part of the University. Incredible detail. Definitely check this out in a city full of incredible architecture

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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

It was very unique experience of having conference in a 800 years of history building, but being so modern as well inside. They have also accommodations inside for the speakers and attendants. Don’t hesitate to visit if you have any chance ...

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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Worth the visit. The Masonry curio here is a Frog on a carved skull, again it attracts people. If you CANT see it, then ask to have it pointed out!

1  Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

A visit to this very ancient (800 yrs old!) and venerable institution is well worth the time. The older parts of the building visited by the tourist contain a range of old lecture rooms and other rooms and provide a fascinating insight to a continuation...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Loads of history and artefacts highlighting the Islamic/Christian struggles. Look out for the university education rooms throughout Salamanca in some beautiful buildings

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Wow...bit pricy to visit....but very neat to see various classrooms, books, tools and the old library! I’d love to study here one day even though I’m retired and already have all my university studies completed.

Thank STPRFB
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

We were in the city to see the school where our grand daughter had attended the university. It surprised me that they charged admission to go through the main building which was more of a museum for the school. Preferred just walking around looking at...More

1  Thank Joe C
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

Your tour of Salamanca is bound to take you here. The architecture is amazing, but why are people staring up at the skulls? You’ll soon find out. They are looking for the one with a frog on it. If you’re having trouble finding it there...More

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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

I could spot the frog on the skull with a bit of help. Thought it had disappeared in the stomach of one the dragons. Great city, great university, great tradition, a couple of black pages included. An ode to the freedom of teaching and learning.

Thank Peter D
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