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Cielo de Salamanca

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A fresco painting on a ceiling discovered not so long ago. Representing zodiac signs. Free entrance... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Koen D
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Go there and see it for yourself. Push the door, get used to the darkness, walk towards the stone... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Carla M
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A fresco painting on a ceiling discovered not so long ago. Representing zodiac signs. Free entrance short visit, walking 2 minutes from university entrance. You should not miss it, it is hardly put in evidence to tourists...

Thank Koen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Go there and see it for yourself. Push the door, get used to the darkness, walk towards the stone stool and seat. Look up and marvel yourself with the Cielo de Salamanca. The fresco is truly magnificent! No picture to share as they are not...More

Thank Carla M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It’s really idem, on the corner of a square you can access the “clautro”, push the door it´s open. It’s really special, a must see in Salamanca.

Thank João C
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

I expected more of the fresco. I expected a whole preserved room, but it is only the ceiling. Still it is a beautiful fresco. I was surprised that there was no entrance fee. When you are looking for the rana (frog) at the university wall,...More

Thank GewoonAnnie
Reviewed 30 July 2018

simply amazing/ It is an old fresco, traferred from the wall of an old Church. Very beautyful and well preservered§

Thank French_visitors2013
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ceiling in dark room that is worth a quick stop during your time in Salamanca! Would definitely recommend

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Check the hours as it closed during siesta. We came back and were so glad we did. You cannot take pictures but I can still picture it in my mind. They cell a glass Christmas ornament with the painting on it - I think it...More

2  Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 3 April 2018

A bit hidden and out of the most travelled path but it is absolutely wonderful and unmissable!! All the history about it, how it was recovered, why is there and the meaning... it is indeed awesome. Please check opening hours since it may differ from...More

2  Thank Aleph_999
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This ancient painted ceiling, showing the signs of the zodiac etc. - is wonderfully restored and finely displayed, but was a trifle disappointing; it was much smaller than I expected and did not hold my attention (once I'd managed to find it!) for very long....More

Thank tofrek1885
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Paintings having being well preserved have some lovely colours together with written books from 13th century.

Thank Anne G
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