Noisy Barcelona, colorful Seville – the most famous cities in Spain, massively attracting tourists. But in addition to the most popular holiday destinations, in this country there are a number of real pearls that only avid travel lovers know about. All cities in Spain are distinctive: those that experienced their heyday during the Renaissance, are significantly different from those that for many centuries were ruled by the Moors or Visigoths. Visiting these unique places, tourists find a new, hitherto unknown Spain.
Located in central Spain, Salamanca owes its breathtaking beauty to the sandstone buildings that are mined in a nearby quarry. At sunset, the rays of the sun illuminate the buildings, so Salamanca is also called the “golden city”.
There are also many students, because in 1218 an educational institution was founded here, one of the best in Europe. The town has many old historic buildings, including the Cartagena Cathedral of the 12th century and the castle of Casa de las Conchas, built in the 15th century and decorated with shells. A visit to Salamanca usually begins with Plaza Major, where students gather for communication and good time. Continue reading