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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 Robert B
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

Thank Nilda S
Reviewed 27 June 2017

The building is huge and very ornate with many interesting architectural features It is possible to enter many of the rooms and even climb the dome for a small fee.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Our local guide (Carmen) showed the insights of the buildings and architecture. Fascinating. Look for the hidden frog on the main entrance. It's not easy to find. The frog is a symbol of Salamanca.

Thank Geod2
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I was disappointed in my visit (which began with the ticket seller, who was engrossed playing with his cell phone and clearly resented having to do his job) telling me I could not enter the building until 6:30 in the evening (this was at 11...More

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