Escuelas Menores
Escuelas Menores
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Raintree_Thailand
Bangkok, Thailand4,060 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Attractive courtyard with graceful arches placed entirely around the patio. Built between 1609 and 1611. Part of the University of Salamanca.
Written 21 May 2024
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jeff1955malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia6,137 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
The Escuelas Menores in Salamanca was constructed sometime in 1428. The building is organized around a one-story courtyard, whose mixtilinear arches resemble those of the Casa de las Conchas.
Written 20 June 2023
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George S
Miami Beach, FL1,614 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
This courtyard building houses the university’s museum and the famous Cielo de Salamanca , the 15th century ceiling mural. While the museum was not interesting for me, the mural was outstanding and well worth the visit. It is housed in a separate side room. Quite frankly, the only reason to visit here was for the mural. BTW, admission is free.
Written 19 October 2022
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Duquesadiner
Glasgow, UK1,314 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Couples
I’m not quite sure if the building that houses the Cielo of Salamanca is open yet due to COVID-19 restrictions but you can certainly access the courtyard and beautiful cloisters. My understanding is that this minor school was for poorer students when the university first opened its doors to the lower classes. If you are allowed in to view the fresco on the ceiling of the building at the far end then you must. Once inside wait 5 or 10 minutes to allow your eyes to adjust to the darkness. The ceiling is quite amazing and it is staggering to think that it was once housed inside the university building across Calle Libreros.
Written 25 June 2021
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Larry C
4,270 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
I encountered this quiet and secluded courtyard while searching for Cielo de Salamanca. It is located at the back left corner of the plaza located in front of the main university entrance.
Inside the courtyard, the patio is composed of a lawn with a well in the centre, all surrounded by arcades within a series of interesting arches. Aside from the Cielo, the most interesting aspect of the area is the Gothic balustrade, topping the arches, with gargoyles and other mythical creatures in the stonework.
Written 3 December 2019
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Jo M
Perth, Australia520 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2018
This was on a day trip to Salamanca and this building has a hallway and has the most exquisite ceiling paintings from the 15th century
Written 29 August 2019
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MDOGP
Dallas, TX1,221 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Family
This building is from the Renaissance. It was built in the 15th century and belongs to the so called "Plateresco style".
It was originally a high school for students who wanted to study at the University of Salamanca. Today, it is part of the USAL.
Written 30 June 2019
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Ken Q
Denver, United States826 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Solo
I enjoyed stopping by here as part of my day trip from Madrid. Interesting location and history which is fun to explore.
Written 8 November 2018
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Katrien S
Ghent, Belgium1,951 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
As part of the Universidad de Salamanca, this was one of the teaching schools spread throughout the city. Currently, one can only visit the courtyard, which is really wonderful, and the cielo de Salamanca, or the ceiling of Salamanca, a painting of some of the constellations. The university still uses the buildings.
Written 3 November 2018
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Duquesadiner
Glasgow, UK1,314 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Couples
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 courtyard. This is a free location but you will not walk passed it, you have to know it is there. Well worth the trouble.
Written 3 October 2018
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