Salamanca Old Town

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Salamanca Old Town
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House of Shells

The exterior facade of this 15th century building is strikingly decorated with hundreds of sculpted shells.


Salamantinos are known for speaking the purest Spanish in Spain. This reputation attracts people from around the globe who desire to learn how to speak with the enviable proper Castilian pronunciation and cadence. There is a bevy of language schools eager to teach you.

Avoid driving into
Salamanca Old Town

This is especially advisable anywhere near the Plaza Mayor. The congested traffic moves at a snail's pace and parking is scarce.

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