Cathedral of Salamanca
Cathedral of Salamanca

The Cathedral of Salamanca is one of the largest symbols and tourist spots of the city.
Built between 1513 and 1733, it comprises several architectural styles mixing late Gothic, Renaissance architecture and Baroque style.
Also, it has connection with the Old Cathedral of Salamanca (built between 1120-1236) in Romanesque and early Gothic style. Thus, one of the largest cathedrals in Spain and with more varied styles throughout the country.

For its construction, in 1512 the financial aid of the Catholic Monarchs, the Chamber of Commerce of the West Indies and donations from the same local population of Salamanca was requested. Starting the works the following year and that would finish 220 years later.

Currently, it is the seat of the diocese of Salamanca and the façade of the cathedral and all its construction is admired every year by thousands of university architecture students and visitors from all over the world.
Also, it is possible to visit its interior from Monday to Saturday from 11am to 8pm and Sundays from 11am to 6pm.


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