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Casa de las Conchas

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

Compania, 2, Salamanca, 37002

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Casa de las Conchas (building, Salamanca, Spain) --잹ritannica Online Encyclopedia
...the Torre del Clavero (c. 1480), almost all that remains of the town walls; the legendary Cave of Salamanca in the ruined crypt of the former Church of St. Cyprian; and the 16th-century Casa de las Conchas, the outside walls of which are covered with carvings of scallop shells, the symbol of the ...
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Salamanca Pictures - Casa de las Conchas - Spain Picture Gallery
The house of Conches is one of the most famous building in Salamanca. Dating from the 15th century, there is a fusion of Gothic, Arabic and Italian architectural elements inside. The shells are symbolic of the order of St. James, a symbol still used by those who make pilgrimages today. Today this bu...
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Casa de las Conchas on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Built at the end of the fifteenth century by Rodrigo Arias de Maldonado, a knight of the Order of Santiago, this city palace in Salamanca is decorated with more than 300 scallop shells. The shells allude to that Order as they are traditionally associated with Saint James the Great / Santiago (one of...
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