La Rana de Salamanca, Salamanca

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Guarantee yourself good luck all year by finding La Rana de Salamanca, sculpted into the façade of the Escuelas Menores of the University of Salamanca. Being the first in your group to spot the weathered frog remains a popular challenge for both students and tourists. Detailed sculptures of Catholic kings, popes, cardinals, and skulls adorn the rest of the highly detailed Plateresque entrance, which was finished in 1553. To visit La Rana de Salamanca on your trip to Salamanca, use our Salamanca online day trip planner .
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  • The frog of Salamanca is an ornamental detail carved on the cover of the building of the University of Salamanca that over time has gained importance, to be an icon of the city. It is the representation of a small frog located on top of a skull, pretty hard to see, as already is worn. Popularly sought this ornament that over time has gained prominence, has the legend that only he who sees, will be lucky to pass or pass the exams. It's just a curious detail.
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  • WELL, that if you don't know that you are looking for a dwarf frog not found, so we decided to cheat because we already students, a time sought by internet is easy to find it, nice tradition for students
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  • We went at night and knowing where is it is easy to see. A pleasant walk through the old town
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  • It is one of the great curiosities of Salamanca: find the frog in the facade of the public University. A challenge of visual acuity, is as it is quite difficult to give her. It is normal to see people stop in front of the building looking for her. This façade of the University where "hides" the frog is in the courtyard of the school, in the historic centre, and very close to two beautiful places in the city and whose visit is a must: the lower school playground and the sky of Salamanca. * Not only is search the frog (anecdotally), but to contemplate and admire the beauty of the façade of the University, all a masterpiece *
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  • The challenge for all visitors to the city is find, among the thousands of carvings and figures of the façade, the famous frog hidden in it. It is a good exercise for the eyes, and also has the pleasure of seeing one of the most amazing works of stone that can be enjoyed today.
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  • During your visit to Salamanca, can not miss evenings the Cathedral, Plaza Mayor, nor much less the famous façade of the University in which to not be less need to look very famous frog on a skull. To who you would put it there? The story is curious but long to put it here. I encourage to read it. On the Internet it is not difficult to find.
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  • Monument typical of salamanca the sorry do
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