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Salamanca Main Square
To 5 minutes on foot, of the tourist apartment, of holiday rent The Frog of Salamanca, we meet a big architectural beauty, The Main Square of Salamanca, constructed in stone of Villamayor for the architect Alberto Churriguera, in the XVIIIth century of Baroque style.
The Main Square of Salamanca, has 88 semicircular arches, where the medallions are worked with the most iconic characters in the history of Salamanca. Formerly, the Main Square of Salamanca was the meeting point for young people, which like peculiarity the women were walking in a sense and the men in the opposite direction, this way in every return they were looking and were winning the love.
It’s time to take a break in one of the terraces of the Main Square of Salamanca and later to continue our trip direction the House of Shells.
Shells’ House and Clergy
Certainly, walk along Street Rua Mayor, area of excellent tapeo, we meet the only and singular building, declared National Monument, which attracts attention of us at first sight since it does honor to its name, the front is replete with carved shells, hence its name, The House of the Shells.
It is an ancient palace, where there get together the Gothic and Platerescos styles of the XVIth century.
Inside, it lodges a library of public character that you can visit. In front, there are the Towers of the Clergy and the Pontifical University of Salamanca.
Walking along the Rua Mayor Street, we meet the Square of Anaya, where we can observe the monumental New Cathedral, constructed between 1513-1733 Centuries, of late Gothic Style.
There is The Old Cathedral, constructed between the XIIth and XIIIth centuries, jewel of the Romanesque one. In the same square and opposite to the New Cathedral of Salamanca there is the Palace of Anaya, is where at present, there is the Faculty of Philosophy of the University of Salamanca is located.
We continue our trip for the Street Tentenecio to come to the Lis House, small palace constructed on the ancient wall of Salamanca, example of industrial and modernist architecture, at present, head office of the Museum based in the Art Nuveau and Art D’eco.
Nearby too is the Orchard of Calisto and Melibea.
At the end of the Street Tentenecio, we can see the Roman Bridge, through which runs the Tormes River passes being part of the Route of the Silver, where from you will be able to paint the portrait of the beautiful panorama of this one monument with the Cathedrals at the fund, being the universal exponent of the city of Salamanca.
Returning on its steps, you can take the Street Velazquez and later the Street Bookshelves, up to the Court of Schools, where you will observe the whole splendor of the front of the University of Salamanca.
Obligatorily, you will have to locate the famous frog, which sure that you will take a time to them.
The University of Salamanca, from its beginnings together with the Universities of Bologna, Oxford and Paris, there are the European universities par excellence.
In the University of Salamanca, they formed and gave classes to important illustrious persons who have been part of our history.
At present, there are provided a big international prestige.