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Universidad de Alcala

Plaza San Diego s/n, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
+34 918 85 40 00
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Wow

This university is SO beautiful. If you are looking for some history off the beaten path... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rachel M
The model of all Spanish American universities

This is the first one, the pilot project for each and every university and city founded by... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Manuel S
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Madrid, Spain
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  • Average3%
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Plaza San Diego s/n, 28801 Alcala De Henares, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This university is SO beautiful. If you are looking for some history off the beaten path, definitely visit if you are in the Alcala area!

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the first one, the pilot project for each and every university and city founded by Spaniards in the New World, from Alaska to Chile, from Florida to California, from Havana to Lima. The model city for the thousands to be in the New...More

Thank Manuel S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Lovely, quant little town, lanes lined with small shops surrounding a pretty rose-filled town square. Friendly locals and good value for money especially transport such as bus and train journeys. This town was the first to build with a university in mind. Well known for...More

Thank jkbhogal
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Arches, colonnades, history, storks. This is a beautiful building and is still used as a university. Work is still going on with refurbishments. Definitely worth a visit.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We got a fresh insight into the history of the university. A unique institution at the time, it provided a style and a philosophy of living really unmatched at the time in the whole Europe. We found the rules that guided the life of masters...More

Thank JordiTr7
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The interior courtyard has to be visited. Steeped in history, a majestic building. Three tiers of colonnaded balconies rise above you - exceptional.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place to visit. Full of history. Our Spanish friends took us on a sight seeing Day. They explained all the history of the place. It was busy but not so you couldn't take your time looking around. I think if our friends...More

Thank Hayley G
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I took the guided tour and although I did enjoy all the stories and funny facts about the place, I did not find it that impressive.

Thank Fernando P
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This university is so unique and splendid. Absolutely neat and clean. Very peaceful and calming. Beautiful gardens, amazing architecture and a lifetime of history. Didnt costs a sent to walk around the area

Thank Skuce1977
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Important place to visit while staying in Alcala de Henares. It was a quick visit, but the history and beautiful architecture made it pleasant.

Thank arual1821
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