Salamanca in the Middle Ages: A Photowalk

On January 28 we went for a photo walk in Salamanca, Spain. In this walk, we saw different medieval monuments, different types of architecture (Romanesque, Gothic and Plateresque) and learned about the traditional building construction of this city. As a result of the constructing with the Villamayor stone, Salamanca is also known as the “Golden City”.

Its Old City is included in the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Do you want to see some photos? Here they are!

University of Salamanca: plateresque façade with the statue of Fray Luis de León.

 

San Marcos Church : Roman Architecture

 

San Benito Church: Gothic Architecture

 

Old Cathedral: built in the XII and XIII centuries

 

New Cathedral: built between 1513 and 1733

 

Old and New Cathedrals

 

Medieval Town Wall

 

  • Blanca Roux

    Blanca Roux Rodríguez was born in Salamanca, a town located in the west of Spain. She has studied Information Science in her hometown at the University of Salamanca, which is one of the oldest universities of Europe. She is passionate about music and loves to play the piano. She has traveled extensively in Europe, and has done an internship in New York for 9 months.

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