In the Patio de las Escuelas (Schools' Square), recognisable by the statue of Fray Luis and the plateresque façade ... More
Hospital del Estudio
In the Patio de las Escuelas (Schools' Square), recognisable by the statue of Fray Luis and the plateresque façade of the University , you can also see the old hospital, which currently houses the university rector's office. It's the oldest building on the university campus, and was founded by Fray Lope de Barrientos in 1413, to help poor students. If your sight is good and you are patient, you can spend ages looking at the grotesque positions of the figures on the balustrade at the top of the building. Although not open to the public, you can admire the beauty of the building from outside.
Work on this cathedral began in 1150 and was completed in the early 13th century. It takes the form of
a Latin cross and has a dome called the Torre del Gallo on account of the weathercock on the ...
Opposite the University of Salamanca , you can see the statue of Fray Luis de Leon sculpted by Nicasio Sevilla.
At the end, on the left, is the entrance to the Escuelas Menores (small colleges). The doorway has two ...
The Palacio del Temple is more famous for its previous occupants than for its architecture, though this too is outstanding.
Today it is the University Parish but it was once the monastery for the Montesa Order of monks. These ...