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Casa de las Conchas House

  • Casa de las Conchas house. Salamanca  © Turespaña

    Casa de las Conchas house. Salamanca © Turespaña





Siglo XV


Calle Compañía, 2
37002 Salamanca
Salamanca, Castile-Leon

Telephone+34 923269317 - +34 923269372



The House of Shells is in the Gothic style. Its construction was begun at the end of the 15th century, although it also has Renaissance and Mudejar elements. It belongs to what is known as Isabelline art.

This civil building attracts the traveller's attention due to the over three hundred shells which cover its outer walls. In the 18th century it suffered cracks, causing the upper part to be remodelled leaving it without the shells that decorate the rest of the façade. Its entrance door with a Gothic coat of arms featuring lilies above it is worth mentioning. Today it houses the Salamanca public library.

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Sep 16 to Mar 09

Monday to Friday

Does not close at midday

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Public holidays and Weekend

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Aug 28 to Sep 14

Monday to Friday

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


Jun 01 to Jun 30

Monday to Friday

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM

4:00 PM to 9:00 PM



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Penitents. Easter week in Salamanca © Oscar García. Turismo y Comunicación de Salamanca, S.A.U

Apr 2, 2023 to Apr 9, 2023

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

Easter Week in Salamanca

Show during the Castile-León International Arts Festival © Turismo y Comunicación de Salamanca, S.A.U.

To be confirmed 2020


Castile-Leon International Arts Festival

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To be confirmed 2021

Salamanca Fair

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Visitors wishing to take part should register at the municipal tourist office, as the groups are limited in size.     


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