Universidad de Alcala, Alcala De Henares

Educational Site · Tourist Spot
Stroll through the historic campus of Universidad de Alcala and admire its grand buildings. Marvel at the 16th-century façade of the assembly hall, the caisson ceiling of the Colegio de San Ildefonso, and the Mudéjar plasterwork in the Capilla de San Ildefonso. Take time to explore the campus church, built in the 1700s. To gain a better insight into life at the university and learn about some of its legends and lore, take a guided tour with one of its students. Use our Alcala De Henares trip itinerary maker site to arrange your visit to Universidad de Alcala and other attractions in Alcala De Henares.
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  • This university was founded in 1499 to mark the beginning of a new era for Spanish education. The architecture is very typical and attributed to the architect Churriguera. And it was in this town...  more »
  • Beautiful construction and history. You feel the spirits and how many year of history and knowledge are in that building.  more »
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  • As a tourist walking in by coincidence is a treat. Reading about its history makes it even more fun. Beautiful courtyard, the one in the back had the most amazing bird action I have seen. Worth a visit when in Alcalá.
  • The univesity of Alcala, the town of Spanish Shakespeare the writer Don Quixote.

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