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Lovely courtyard

Situated in the cul de sac opposite the main entrance to the University of Salamanca, the Escuelas... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Another beautiful building in Salamanca

Visited her to see the Cielo de Salamanca. It's a college building with students and lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“el cielo”(2 reviews)
Plaza Patio de Escuelas Menores 1, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 29 44 00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in the cul de sac opposite the main entrance to the University of Salamanca, the Escuelas Menores is a lovely open courtyard with some lovely stone mason on display. Don’t miss the opportunity to see the zodiac fresco at the far end of the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited her to see the Cielo de Salamanca. It's a college building with students and lots of tourists but incredibly lovely.

Thank jezz c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The courtyard in the back is very nice. It is interesting to me that people have been studying here for 800 years. I liked all of it especially the detail in the sandstone carvings.

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

On entering the Escueles Menores through a splendid portal and which contains a hall with a superb ceiling fresco from the late 15th century

Thank GordonW318
Reviewed 19 July 2018

A glorious, delicate late Gothic Spanish College patio, a consitutuent part of the network of Medieval and Renaissance university colleges that make Salamanca unique among European cities, here the precursors of Human Rights (De Las Casas) or the inventor of International Law (Francisco de Vitoria),...More

Thank Manuel S
Reviewed 3 April 2018

It is a very nice courtyard, just one minute from the main University building. Very nice arches and quite original from Salamanca. As a plus, you have here the wonderful "Cielo de Salamanca" and also a nice exhibition regarding this marvellous painting

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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Take time to absorb the atmosphere of this small square which is part of the university grounds opposite the cathedral. The figures above the arches are well preserved

Thank Anne G
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Escuelas Menores can easily be missed during your trip in Salamanca. It is a green courtyard at the end of the square and opposite to the University building. Entry through the iron gate, you can find the green courtyard, sometimes with exhibitions inside. The place...More

1  Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Make sure to go here to see El Cielo de Salamanca which is a beautiful semi dome adorned in pale blue with star constellations. Muy precioso!

Thank Roadtripper64
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

A nice green setting, close to the university. In the building an exposition of artist Barceló. The 'matches' in the yard are his too.

Thank Martin v
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