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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One can only visit this Catholic university, started as a seminary as the Universidad de Salamanca became more secular, taking a Spanish language guided tour. This is not the case if you want to climb the towers only. The guided tour is quite good, but...More

Thank Katrien S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Historic and beautiful university. A must see if you can make the trip to Salamanca! Wear comfortable shoes.

Thank 555amilcarg
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The guide said the university is the third oldest in the world. The structure is very cool and the walls are very detailed. Searching for the hidden frog was interesting. It’s on a small street which adds to the affect of it feelings very old....More

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Guided visits that last half an hour. It is only accessible by guided visits. The imposing building is historically impressive. The Church is also formidable and beautiful. Good guide. One can buy a long sleeve T shirt for 6 euros--not a bad deal for a...More

Thank Asuncion L
Reviewed 8 May 2018

We did not take a tour of the church or the inside however we did climb the tower and it was well worth it. Great views of the city and interesting exhibits inside.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Very good display inside of how the rooms were used when it was built and how important Salamanca was to education.

Thank keithhd888
Reviewed 16 March 2018

The Pontifical University of Salamanca was created in 1134 and received its Royal Charter in 1218. It is the oldest university in the Hispanic World and the third oldest in the entire world. It is constructed primarily in the Plateresque style. Some of its notable...More

Thank robertbJ1150ZS
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Having seen the University during an hour long tour for which we paid only 3 euros, we were stunned by the historical building. The tour was in Spanish, which is not ideal as we are beginners, but the tour guide spoke understandably even without us...More

Thank TheBonfireDream
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Oldest University not to be missed. The traditional use of bull blood on the university wall after receiving a doctorate is no longer in practice; thank goodness, but be sure to look for the little hidden frog on the entrance like the students used to...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Salamanca does not disappoint as the oldest university in Spain. Its history as an institution of higher learning is based on the Jesuit tradition of seeking knowledge. The buildings are impressive and have many details. The guide was very well versed in the old academic...More

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