It used to be a salt warehouse
Palace of the Salina or Fonseca
Built in 1538 with an elegant façade and a courtyard decorated with dante-esque figures.
It used to belong to Don Rodrigo Messía, married to Doña Mayor de Fonseca. It is known as ‘La Salina’ given that it used to be a salt warehouse. It is known as ‘La Salina’ given that it used to be a salt warehouse and since 1884 it has housed the Provincial Council.
The wooden gallery is supported by corbels and have moulding on the sides and human figures on the front, which sustain other beings like Atlases. Their faces are dramatic and anguished and their bodies seem to be writhing.
- Arquitectura Civil
- Estilos predominantes:
- Gótico, Plateresco
- Periodo Histórico:
- Edad Moderna
San Pablo, 24. Salamanca. 37001 Salamanca.
Teléfono: 923 293 233
- Other dates
- Monday to thursday: 10:00 – 20:00
- Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 10:00 – 21:00
- Holly Week (March, 24 – March, 27):
From July, 1 to September, 15:
- Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: 10:00 – 21:00
- Tuesday to sunday: 11:30 – 13:30 and 18:00 – 21:00
- Holidays: 11:30 – 13:30
- Closed: monday
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Sunday and Holidays: 10:00 – 20:00
- Friday and Saturday: 10:00 – 22:00
Remarks: DECEMBER 24TH, 25TH AND 31ST: 11:30 TO 13:30 H. JANUARY 1ST: CLOSED JANUARY 6TH: 11:30 TO 13:30 H.
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