Casa de las Conchas, Salamanca

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Casa de las Conchas is an historic building with an impressive exterior that now holds a public library. Over 300 shells dot the outside walls, here because they are the symbol of the Order of Santiago. Rodrigo Arias de Maldonado, a knight of the Order of Santiago, built this house. Once inside, find a patio where you can admire the archways supported by pillars and columns. Add Casa de las Conchas and other attractions to your Salamanca trip itinerary using our Salamanca journey planner .
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  • The courtyard deserves a visit, it is totally free access, it houses the public library although when I was there, the library was closed
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  • This unusual but beautiful building has a facade that is studded by carved stone shells and was built in 1517 by Rodrigo Arias de Maldonado. It currently houses the public library which is open to the...  more »
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  • The claustro with its most elegant arches and the magnificent view to the towers of the clerecia is pure eye-candy 🤩
  • Marvelous and beautiful building, well mantained. Don't forget to visit the inside.
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