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Casa de las Conchas

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Calle Compania 2, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 26 93 17
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All reviews public library scallops st james the interior courtyard moorish style conch shells quick look local library nice courtyard lovely house free visit year anniversary the upper level open to the public interesting building stone masonry worth a visit
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Love this lovely, quiet small town, not a typical touristy destination which made it great (Less crowded). It has very unique and beautiful architectures, lots of laneways, great to spend a night and get lost in the alleys. A place worth visiting, although it suggested...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A building with total different architecture and an other story than others. The building has a lot of shells as decoration and has a few stories that are told. The shells one would not expect in the middle of Spain however they represent the family...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went here on a guided walking tour - its quite interesting and pretty. worth a visit if you are nearby

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Izzie Y
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

Wow what a building covered in shells. Lovely arches in typical Salamanca style. Includes a library with toilet.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 524shelleyj
Reviewed February 20, 2019

This is a most interesting historical building completed in 1517 and its façade is decorated with more than 300 shells, the symbol of The Order of Santiago and The Way of the Pilgrims of St James. Apparently, it currently houses a public library, but owing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lovetrav_9
Reviewed December 30, 2018

The building is impressive. Its balconies are carved. Stairs are themselves some beautiful architecture pieces. The patio is special.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tufus92
Reviewed November 18, 2018

This house was right in front of where we were staying and we just walked by and popped in. It was just gorgeous!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

This building is distinctive with it's conch shells decorating the exterior. It is open to the public so just wander in. The interior courtyard is beautiful and take the marble steps up to the gallery to see the architecture. Superb. It was being used for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ken and Val Q
Reviewed November 4, 2018

The outside is partially decorated with enlarged shells, giving the building its name. One can hardly miss it, as it is very centrally located. Currently this mansion in used as a public library, and one can visit the courtyard for free. Well worth a quick...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KatrienS955
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

This building was a stop on my walking tour. It was a pretty cool building. The exterior stands out on the street on which it was located. The tour guide said it was quite old which I find interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Less than 5 minutes away.