Huerto de Calixto y Melibea, Salamanca
(3.5/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
Get swept up in the romantic atmosphere of Huerto de Calixto y Melibea, a 2,500 sq m (26,910 sq ft) historic garden. Discover the fountain, the well, and the Celestina Monument, a sculpture in honor of the Renaissance novel "The Celestine." It is rumored that the garden inspired Fernando de Rojas to write his romantic novel, and today it is named after the book’s two protagonists. The garden runs by the old city walls, from which you can enjoy views of the cathedral and old town. Stroll through shaded walkways among vines, flowers, and fruit trees. To visit Huerto de Calixto y Melibea on your trip to Salamanca, use our Salamanca tourist route planner.
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  • Very nice garden, with many shrubs and very pretty flowers. Nice view on the lower town. We can imagine the summer scents
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  • A beautiful garden with a view towards a newer part of the city, but also towards the towers of the Cathedral. A haven for rest awhile in the middle of a morning walk.
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  • Located in the old town, is a well-kept garden, with a variety of plants, shrubs and trees, beautiful views.
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