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Part of a day trip

I enjoyed stopping by here as part of my day trip from Madrid. Interesting location and history... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Ken Q
Denver, United States
A very lovely courtyard

As part of the Universidad de Salamanca, this was one of the teaching schools spread throughout the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
Ghent, Belgium
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Plaza Patio de Escuelas Menores 1, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

I enjoyed stopping by here as part of my day trip from Madrid. Interesting location and history which is fun to explore.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 3 November 2018

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...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018 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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 21 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 13 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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2017
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