On the access cover an impost gives way to a central body formed by three rectangles separated by pilasters decorated with various animals, the cost of arms of Charles V on the central panel and two tow-headed eagles on the sides. In the upper part is the Papal tiara between two medallions of showing San Pedro and San Pablo.

In the courtyard the arches are alternatively straight and curved and the whole is crowned with an 18th-century Baroque balustrade. To the right of the courtyard is a statue of a so-called prelate, covered by a large coffered ceiling.

In the hall there is a university shield showing an academic catedra with the arms of Castilla y León. In one of its rooms you can see the so-called Heaven of Salamanca.

Historical Data

Civil engineering
University building
Predominant styles:
Renaissance, Plateresque
Historical Period:
Middle Ages, Early modern period


Patio de las Escuelas, s/n. Salamanca. 37008 Salamanca.

Telephone: 923 294 400

More information

Oficina de Turismo of Salamanca


P/ Mayor, 32. Salamanca. 37002 Salamanca.

Teléfono: 902 302 002 / 923 218 342

Fax: 923 263 409

Email: informacion@turismodesalamanca.com

Página Web: http://www.salamanca.es

Opening hours

    From October, 1 to March, 31:
  • Monday to saturday: 10:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 19:00
  • Sundays and holidays: 10:00 – 14:00
  • Closed in the afternoon: sundays and holidays
  • Holly Week April, 13 – April, 16):
    • Saturday: 10:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 20:00
    • Closed: thursday, friday, sunday and holidays
  • Summer April, 1 – September, 30):
    • Monday to friday: 10:00 – 14:00 and 16:00 – 20:00



Remarks: TEMPORARILY CLOSED December, 24th. and 31st. : from 10:00 to 14:00h. CLOSED: December 25th. and January 1st. and 6th.

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