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Biblioteca Francisco de Vitoria - USAL

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Wonderful stone work on the exterior--impressive!

We only had time to do a "walk by" of this former private dwelling of some very wealthy people--now... read more

Reviewed January 10, 2019
1234texas
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Dripping Springs, Texas
Interesting

The building was once a wedding gift for a noble family. There are seashells along the outside for... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
LostALot22
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Chicago, Illinois
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Jan 10, 2019
“Wonderful stone work on the exterior--impressive!”
Sep 29, 2018
“Interesting ”
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Plaza de Bolonia, s/n | Universidad de Salamanca - USAL, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
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Reviewed January 10, 2019

We only had time to do a "walk by" of this former private dwelling of some very wealthy people--now a library. The shells (hence the local name--shell house) is really a masterful job of architecture detail and stone carving. It is on the road to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The building was once a wedding gift for a noble family. There are seashells along the outside for luck. It’s a Library now. The inner courtyard shows one how rich people lived in the past. I found it interesting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Funny story/history about this place. Impressive courtyard inside and well? Centrepiece.. lovely shell carvings on the facade.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2017

The Library building is an old but beautiful structure of Baroque style. It stands among other buildings within this spectacular Renaissance city. There are variety of books inside the library and you can view them in more details if you have time. Recommended to those...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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