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A Superb Ceiling Fresco

On entering the Escueles Menores through a splendid portal and which contains a hall with a superb... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom
A glorious, delicate late Gothic Spanish College patio

A glorious, delicate late Gothic Spanish College patio, a consitutuent part of the network of... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
Manuel S
Madrid, Spain
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Plaza Patio de Escuelas Menores 1, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

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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

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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 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

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 11 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!

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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
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I would never have found this without the tour guide. Beautiful square which is used for exhibitions.

Thank cjimcanning
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The entrance to the Escuelas Menores is right opposite the iconic façade of the University Colleges. Lovely courtyard and beautiful Gateway of the Schools decorated with the two-headed eagle, the coat-of- arms of Carlos I are certainly worth a short visit.

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This plaza is so easy to miss. Thank goodness for our local guide (Carmen). Once inside there is a stillness and silence. At the time of our visit there was an exhibition on loan from Barcelona of bronze "spent matches". My wife thought they looked...More

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