The Plateresque façade of this place is famous all over the world. The filigree work contains symbolic imagery that ... More
Universidad de Salamanca
The Plateresque façade of this place is famous all over the world. The filigree work contains symbolic imagery that gives rise to numerous legends. If you can identify the image of a frog, you're sure to have good luck, so the story goes. The university's treasures include fabulous tapestries in the central hall, staircases with plateresque reliefs, paintings by Juan de Flandes in the high gallery and Europe's first university library.
You'll find the famous "Salamanca Cave" close to el Convento de San Esteban and alongside the Villena Tower. A whole
series of legends have grown up about it over the years and it is mentioned in the works of ...
Now one of Madrid's most exclusive residential and commercial neighborhoods, it's associated with wealth and good taste and is inhabited
and frequented by the ultra conservative upper classes. This is where you'll find the greatest concentration of haute couture ...
The architect, Joaquín de Churriguera, built this imposing baroque palace in the 18th century for the powerful Military Order of
Calatrava. It's located opposite the Romanesque church of St Thomas Beckett (Archbishop of Canterbury) and close to Convento de ...