Ruled successively by the Celts, Romans, Muslims and Spanish, it’s known for its ornate sandstone architecture and for the Universidad de Salamanca. Founded in the 1100s and an important intellectual center in the 15th-16th centuries, the university continues to contribute to the city’s vibrancy.

Plaza Mayor

beautiful square

Roman Theatre

UNESCO world heritage

Old Cathedral

14th century

University of Salamanca

12th century

Casa Lis

art museum

New Cathedral

16th century

Ieronimus

tower

Roman bridge

1st century

Convent of St. Stephen

16th century

House of Conchas

15th century

Calisto and Melibea garden

medieval garden

Museum of Automotive History

motor museum

Convent of Las Dueñas

15th century

La Clerecía

17th century

Pontifical University of Salamanca

17th century

Escuelas Menores

15th century

Church of the Holy Spirit

UNESCO world heritage

Church of San Juan de Barbalos

UNESCO world heritage

Santa Clara Convent and Museum

15th century

Monterrey Palace

16th century

San Marcos Church

11th century

La Purísima Church

17th century

Salina Palace

16th century

Church of San Cristobal

UNESCO world heritage