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Salamanca, Casco Historico

Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
+34 639 82 17 17
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A walking city

It's delightful to wander the streets of this historic city. The honey colored buildings are lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RMSDMD
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Lovely buildings to admire as you walk around

There is much to see as you walk the streets. The buildings are ornate with lovely yellow sandstone... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Andrew W
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  • Average1%
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“old city” (14 reviews)
“jamon” (3 reviews)
“plaza mayor” (28 reviews)
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Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's delightful to wander the streets of this historic city. The honey colored buildings are lovely and harmonious. There is a lot of street life to enjoy. Lots of nice shops, cafes and restaurants mixed among the churches, monuments and historical sites.

Thank RMSDMD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is much to see as you walk the streets. The buildings are ornate with lovely yellow sandstone exteriors. There are often street musicians playing and much to see. Remember to look up at the amazing architecture and sculptures.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The historic part of the city or Casco Historico is mostly pedestrian only streets and very walkable to it's many attractions. Lovely restaurants and many Jamon shops.

Thank seafare74
Reviewed June 17, 2017

The glowing sandstone buildings of the old city of Salamanca shine on a bright sunny day and you immediately understand why the Old Town is called "The Golden City". It is very compact and walkable - take it slowly because there is a masterpiece waiting...More

1  Thank Noraatc
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Wherever you walk in the historic center, you see exquisite old stone buildings. Almost everything is ornate, so your eyes wander from feature to feature. Salamanca is superlative.

Thank DerAlteBach
Reviewed June 7, 2017

An imposing piece of architecture to say the least. Very ornate main building with wings that totally envelope the square.

Thank williame975
Reviewed May 30, 2017

For a city with so many places to see and visit the tourist signage is not too good. We had a map before before we arrived so take an eye witness book or down load a map before you go.

Thank chang33
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

A street map will help you distinguish these fine buildings apart, they are all stunning and there's so many in an easy stroll. Sit on any set of steps or pop in a cafe to soak up the energy from the vibe here. You can...More

Thank lollybird
Reviewed May 13, 2017

A fantastic historic city a short train ride from Madrid but difficult to find the centre as there is no tourist information, directions or maps available at the railway station. (Turn left out of the station and keep walking, then ask!) The tourist office is...More

1  Thank Mojitoargos
Reviewed May 9, 2017

With Toledo and Granada probably, Salamanca's old city centre is probably the best in Spain. I was living there for six years and I went back in January just for a visit. It is a huge and well preserved city centre with a mix of...More

Thank SpanishPostman
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