Salamanca, Casco Historico, Salamanca

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Salamanca, Casco Historico is an area featuring dozens of historical buildings with breathtaking architecture. Start at the central plaza and check out the multiple Gothic-style cathedrals that tower over the streets--San Esteban Church is worth a stop. There is also a beautiful library housing hundreds of old books. Make Salamanca, Casco Historico a centerpiece of your Salamanca vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Salamanca trip generator.
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Known for its uniform sandstone grid of historical buildings, the compact city center is often considered Salamanca's main attraction. Staying in the historical center allows you to explore the many iconic landmarks, quaint plazas, and majestic architecture, as well as experience the lively tapa and wine culture. Tucked away in the cobblestone streets of the center are a number of historical hotels that represent the city's rich cultural heritage, or you can opt to stay at one of the many family-owned pensions that dot the area for a more affordable accommodation option.
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  • An imposing piece of architecture to say the least. Very ornate main building with wings that totally envelope the square.  more »
  • For a city with so many places to see and visit the tourist signage is not too good. We had a map before before we arrived so take an eye witness book or down load a map before you go.  more »
  • A street map will help you distinguish these fine buildings apart, they are all stunning and there's so many in an easy stroll. Sit on any set of steps or pop in a cafe to soak up the energy from the ...  more »